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The wisdom books : Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes

Author: Robert Alter
Publisher: New York ; : W.W. Norton, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

First time in paperback: "One of the most ambitious literary projects of this or any age."-Adam Kirsch, New Republic


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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alter
ISBN: 9780393340532 0393340538
OCLC Number: 778813743
Description: xvii, 394 pages
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: translation and commentary, Robert Alter.


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"A master translator of Hebrew poetry." -- Jon Meacham "Masterfully translated." -- John Timpane "Magnificent: This translation is superb [and] the commentary is rich in linguistic, historical, and Read more...

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