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By Robert Alter (editor)

Hardcover:

9780374235253 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 3, 2015, cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9780374536589 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 4, 2017, cover price $18.00

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Hardcover:

9780393243048 | W W Norton & Co Inc, March 2, 2015, cover price $27.95

Paperback:

9780393352252 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 8, 2016), cover price $16.95

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Hardcover:

9780393082692 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2013, cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9780393348767 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 14, 2014), cover price $21.95

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By Robert Alter (trans)

Hardcover:

9780393068122 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 11, 2010, cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9780393340532 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 3, 2011), cover price $18.95

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Analyzes the structure, functions, and metaphors of the poetry in Psalms, Job, Proverbs, and other books of the Old Testament

Paperback:

9780465022564 | Rev upd edition (Basic Books, September 6, 2011), cover price $18.00
9780465004317 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, May 1, 1987), cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Analyzes the structure, functions, and metaphors of the poetry in Psalms, Job, Proverbs, and other books of the Old Testament

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Analyzes the Old Testament in terms of conventions, narration, dialogue, characterization, and literary technique

Hardcover:

9780465004249 | Basic Books, May 1, 1981, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Analyzes the Old Testament in terms of conventions, narration, dialogue, characterization, and literary technique

Paperback:

9780465022557 | Rev upd edition (Basic Books, April 26, 2011), cover price $17.99
9780465004270 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, August 2, 1983), cover price $16.50 | About this edition: Analyzes the Old Testament in terms of conventions, narration, dialogue, characterization, and literary technique

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Paperback:

9780300175547 | Yale Univ Pr, December 10, 2010, cover price $25.00

Hardcover:

9780691128818 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 28, 2010, cover price $19.95

Miscellaneous:

9781400834358 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 4, 2010, cover price $19.95

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A commentated new translation of the Book of Psalms seeks to preserve and convey its powerful message and musical rhythms while lending insight into the text's obscurities, in a volume by the acclaimed translator of the Five Books of Moses. 30,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780393062267 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 30, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A commentated new translation of the Book of Psalms seeks to preserve and convey its powerful message and musical rhythms while lending insight into the text's obscurities, in a volume by the acclaimed translator of the Five Books of Moses.

Paperback:

9780393337044, titled "The Book of Psalms: A Translation With Commentary" | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 19, 2009, cover price $19.95

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By Robert Alter (trans) and R. Crumb

Hardcover:

9780393061024 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 19, 2009), cover price $27.95

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An English-language translation of the Hebrew bible for contemporary readers seeks to convey the text's original power and lyrical qualities, providing in the accompanying commentary additional insight into its literary and historical significance. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780393019551 | Slp edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 13, 2004), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An English-language translation of the Hebrew bible for contemporary readers seeks to convey the text's original power and lyrical qualities, providing in the accompanying commentary additional insight into its literary and historical significance.

Paperback:

9780393333930, titled "Five Books of Moses: A Translation With Commentary" | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 4, 2008, cover price $29.95

Miscellaneous:

9780393070248 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 17, 2008, cover price $21.95

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A lyrical translation of the Old Testament 'Song of Songs' brings together outstanding Hebrew scholarship, historical and religious background information, and poetic sensibilities to create a beautiful interpretation of the great love poem. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.
By Robert Alter (other contributor), Ariel Bloch (trans), Chana Bloch (trans) and Stephen Mitchell (foreword by)

Paperback:

9780812976205 | Modern Library, October 10, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A lyrical translation of the Old Testament 'Song of Songs' brings together outstanding Hebrew scholarship, historical and religious background information, and poetic sensibilities to create a beautiful interpretation of the great love poem.

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By Robert Alter (editor) and Frank Kermode

Hardcover:

9780195171372 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 13, 2004, cover price $24.95

Paperback:

9780195309355, titled "Pleasure And Change: The Aesthetics of Canon" | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 29, 2006, cover price $21.95

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Hardcover:

9780871142313 | Oregon Humanities Center, October 1, 2000, cover price $55.01

One of the great characters of the Bible, and literature, is rendered fully in a new translation that includes historical and literary commentary

Hardcover:

9780393048032 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1999, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: One of the great characters of the Bible, and literature, is rendered fully in a new translation that includes historical and literary commentary

Paperback:

9780393320770 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 2000, cover price $18.95
9789990098310, titled "David Story: A Translation With Commentary of 1 And 2 Samuel" | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 2000, cover price $0.02

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One of the great characters of the Bible, and literature, is rendered fully in a new translation by the renowned biblical scholar, with helpful historical and literary commentary. Read by Theodore Bikel. Book available.
By Robert Alter (editor) and Theodore Bikel (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574533583 | Audio Literature, June 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: One of the great characters of the Bible, and literature, is rendered fully in a new translation that includes historical and literary commentary.

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By Robert Alter (trans) and Peter Coyote (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574531015 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, December 1, 1997), cover price $21.95

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Attending to the usages, rhythms, and narrative patterns of biblical Hebrew and rendering them with clarity and literary appeal, an acclaimed translation and commentary deepens the reader's understanding of Genesis as a cohesive book. Reprint. PW.
By Robert Alter (editor)

Hardcover:

9780393039818 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A new translation of the first book of the Bible honors meanings and literary strategies of the ancient Hebrew language, while bringing the stories together in a narrative format that makes it read more like a fully integrated book

Paperback:

9780393316704 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1997), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A new translation of the first book of the Bible honors meanings and literary strategies of the ancient Hebrew language, while bringing the stories together in a narrative format that makes it read more like a fully integrated book

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Hardcover:

9780671627836 | Simon & Schuster, May 1, 1989, cover price $18.95

Paperback:

9780393314991, titled "The Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age" | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 1996), cover price $19.95
9780671706272 | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, May 1, 1990), cover price $8.95

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Discusses the implications involved in studying the Bible as a literary text, comments on the new wave of literary biblical studies, and reexamines the verses that have dictated an entire culture

Hardcover:

9780465092550 | Basic Books, January 1, 1992, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Discusses the implications involved in studying the Bible as a literary text, comments on the new wave of literary biblical studies, and reexamines the verses that have dictated an entire culture

Paperback:

9780465092567 | Basic Books, April 1, 1993, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Discusses the implications involved in studying the Bible as a literary text, comments on the new wave of literary biblical studies, and reexamines the verses that have dictated an entire culture

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Product Description: AS NEW, 1st edition / 1st printing, green cloth boards with silver font on spine, 84 pps. Appears unread, without any writing or flaws. Dust wrapper equally pristine, unclipped and mylar protected. From The Taubman Lectures in Jewish Studies Series...read more

Hardcover:

9780520065475 | Univ of California Pr, September 1, 1991, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: AS NEW, 1st edition / 1st printing, green cloth boards with silver font on spine, 84 pps.

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An exposition of the relationship between tradition an modernity reflected in the writings of three Jewish scholars

Hardcover:

9780674606630 | Harvard Univ Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: An exposition of the relationship between tradition an modernity reflected in the writings of three Jewish scholars

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By Robert Alter (corporate author), Joseph Boskin (corporate author), Albert Goldman (corporate author), Irving Howe (corporate author) and Meyer Wiener (corporate author)

Paperback:

9780814323663 | Wayne State Univ Pr, December 1, 1990, cover price $23.95

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