The Five Books of Moses PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Five Books of Moses free pdf Through a distinguished career of critical scholarship and translation, Robert Alter has equipped us to read the Old Testament as a powerful, cohesive work of literature. The culmination of this work, Alter's masterly new translation and probing commentary combine to give contemporary readers the definitive edition of "The Five Books of Moses". Alter's translation recovers the mesmerizing effect of these ancient stories - the profound and haunting enigmas, the ambiguities of motive and image, and the distinctive cadences and lovely precision of the Hebrew text.Alter's translation conveys the music and the meaning of the Hebrew text in a lyrical, lucid English. His commentary illuminates it with learned insight and reflection on its literary and historical dimensions.

About Robert Alter

Robert Alter's ongoing translation of the Hebrew Bible, the magnificent capstone to a lifetime of distinguished scholarly work, has won the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation. His immense achievements in scholarship ranging from the eighteenth-century European novel to contemporary Hebrew and American literature earned Alter the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Los Angeles Times. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, Alter is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

Details Book

Author : Robert Alter
Publisher : WW Norton
Data Published : 28 October 2008
ISBN : 0393333930
EAN : 9780393333930
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1120 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Five Books of Moses



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Wisdom Books free pdfThe Wisdom Books

    Here. in Robert Alter's bold new translation. are some of the most magnificent works in world literature. The astounding poetry in the Book of Job is restored to its powerful ancient meanings and rhythms..


  • The Five Books of Moses free pdfThe Five Books of Moses

    In a new paperback edition with an introduction. commentary. and notes comes a book that has been acclaimed as the single most important translation of the Old Testament. Illustrations..


  • Torah: The Five Books of Moses - The Interlinear Bible free pdfTorah: The Five Books of Moses - The Interlinear Bible

    The Interlinear Torah: Hebrew/English Now available for the first time in an Interlinear Torah: Hebrew/English edition with the acclaimed first JPS translation of the Torah. and the masoretic hebrew texts.


  • Torah: The Five Books of Moses - The Interlinear Bible free pdfTorah: The Five Books of Moses - The Interlinear Bible

    The Interlinear Torah: Hebrew/English Now available for the first time in an Interlinear Torah: Hebrew/English edition with the acclaimed first JPS translation of the Torah. and the masoretic hebrew texts.


  • Avicenna in Medieval Hebrew Translation free pdfAvicenna in Medieval Hebrew Translation

    In this volume. Gabriella Elgrably-Berzin offers an analysis of the fourteenth-century Hebrew translation of a major eleventh-century philosophical text: Avicenna's Kitab al-Najat (The Book of Salvation)..


  • The Five Books of Moses free pdfThe Five Books of Moses

    Downloading Books. Through a distinguished career of critical scholarship and translation, Robert Alter has equipped us to read the Old Testament as a powerful, cohesive work of literature. The culmin