The Poetics of Biblical Narrative : Ideological Literature and the Drama of Reading
by Meir Sternberg


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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....  Read more...


 
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Overview

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



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  • ISBN-13: 9780253204530
  • ISBN-10: 0253204534
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: August 1987
  • Page Count: 596
  • Dimensions: 9.12 x 6 x 1.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.96 pounds

Series: Indiana Studies in Bibilical Literature

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