The Poetics Of Biblical Narrative: Ideological Literature And The Drama Of Reading (Indiana Studies In Biblical Literature)

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The Poetics of Biblical Narrative: Ideological Literature and the Drama of Reading (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature)

"This... is a brilliant work." ?Choice"[Sternberg] has written a very important book, both for his comprehensiveness and for the clearly-avowed faith stance from which he understands and interprets the strategies of the biblical narratives.... a superb overview... " ?Theological Studies"... rated very highly indeed. It is a book to read and then reread." ?Modern Language Review"... Sternberg has accomplished an enormous task, enriching our understanding of the theoretical basis of biblical narrative and giving us insight into a remarkable number of particular texts." ?Journal of the American Academy of Religion"... an important book for those who seek to take the Bible seriously as a literary work because it shows, more clearly and emphatically than any book I know, that the Bible is a serious literary work?a text manifesting a highly sophisticated and successful narrative poetics." ?Adele Berlin, Prooftexts

Specifications of The Poetics of Biblical Narrative: Ideological Literature and the Drama of Reading (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature)

GENERAL
AuthorMeir Sternberg
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionReprint
ISBN-100253204534
ISBN-139780253204530
PublisherIndiana University Press
Number Of Pages596
Publication Date1987-08-22
DIMENSIONS
Height9.12 inch.
Length6 inch.
Width1.55 inch.
Weight2.05 pounds.

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