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  • The Hebrew Bible

    The Hebrew Bible
    av Robert Alter

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393292497

    A masterpiece of deep learning and fine sensibility, Robert Alter's translation of the Hebrew Bible, now complete, reanimates one of the formative works of our culture. Capturing its brilliantly compact poetry and finely wrought, purposeful prose, A…

  • The Art of Biblical Narrative

    The Art of Biblical Narrative
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465022557

    Since it was first published nearly three decades ago, The Art of Biblical Narrative has radically expanded the horizons of biblical scholarship by recasting the Bible as a work of literary art deserving studied criticism. Renowned critic and transl…

  • Nabokov and the Real World

    Nabokov and the Real World
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691211930

    From award-winning literary scholar Robert Alter, a masterful exploration of how Nabokov used artifice to evoke the dilemmas, pain, and exaltation of the human conditionAdmirers and detractors of Vladimir Nabokov have viewed him as an ingenious cont…

  • The Art of Biblical Poetry

    The Art of Biblical Poetry
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465022564

    Three decades ago, renowned literary expert Robert Alter radically expanded the horizons of biblical scholarship by recasting the Bible as not only a human creation but a work of literary art deserving studied criticism. In The Art of Biblical Poetr…

  • The Five Books of Moses

    The Five Books of Moses
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393333930

    Through a distinguished career of critical scholarship and translation, Robert Alter has equipped us to read the Hebrew Bible as a powerful, cohesive work of literature. In this landmark work, Alter's masterly translation and probing commentary comb…

  • The David Story

    The David Story
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393320770

    Acclaimed for its masterful new translation and insightful commentary, The David Story is a fresh, vivid rendition of one of the great works in Western literature. Robert Alter's brilliant translation gives us David, the beautiful, musical hero who…

  • Canon and Creativity

    Canon and Creativity
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300206524

    In this illuminating book, one of our foremost literary critics views the much-debated question of the literary canon from an entirely new angle. Robert Alter explores the ways in which a range of iconoclastic twentieth-century authors have put to u…

  • Necessary Angels

    Necessary Angels
    av Robert Alter

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674606630

    In four chapters, Robert Alter explains the prismlike radiance created by the association of three modern masters, Franz Kafka, Walter Benjamin, and Gershom Scholem. The volume pinpoints the intersections of these divergent witnesses to the modern c…

  • Ancient Israel

    Ancient Israel
    av Robert Alter

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393082692

    To read the books of the Former Prophets in this riveting Robert Alter translation is to discover an entertaining amalgam of hair-raising action and high literary achievement. Samson, the vigilante superhero of Judges, slaughters thousands of Philis…

  • Ancient Israel

    Ancient Israel
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393348767

    To read the books of the Former Prophets in this riveting Robert Alter translation is to discover an entertaining amalgam of hair-raising action and high literary achievement. Samson, the vigilante superhero of Judges, slaughters thousands of Philis…

  • The Treasure of Tenakertom

    The Treasure of Tenakertom
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435371

    Thurms, seventeen-year-old son of an Egyptian general, is banished from Thebes by his father for insubordination. Banishment means a tedious assignment of patrolling at the edge of the Sinai desert. But rather than a monotonous life, Thurms runs int…

  • The Red Fathom

    The Red Fathom
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435388

    It takes guts to challenge death. Vern Rigby, professional diver, beach-bum and ladies' man, was the best in the business until the day he helplessly watched while a tiger shark chewed his best friend to shreds. From the Red Sea to Singapore, the wo…

  • The Art of Bible Translation

    The Art of Bible Translation
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691209142

    From the recipient of the National Jewish Book Award for Lifetime Achievement, a "hugely entertaining and irreverent" (Adam Gopnik, New Yorker) account of the art of translating the Hebrew Bible into English In this brief book, award-winning biblica…

  • The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

    The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai
    av Yehuda Amichai

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374536589

    The largest English-language collection to date from Israel's finest poet Few poets have demonstrated as persuasively as Yehuda Amichai why poetry matters. One of the major poets of the twentieth century, Amichai created remarkably accessible poems,…

  • The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

    The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai
    av Yehuda Amichai

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374235253

    The largest English-language collection to date from Israel s finest poetFew poets have demonstrated as persuasively as Yehuda Amichai why poetry matters. One of the major poets of the twentieth century, Amichai created remarkably accessible poems,…

  • Pen of Iron

    Pen of Iron
    av Robert Alter

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691128818

    The simple yet grand language of the King James Bible has pervaded American culture from the beginning - and its powerful eloquence continues to be felt even today. In this book, acclaimed biblical translator and literary critic Robert Alter traces…

  • The Amos Oz Reader

    The Amos Oz Reader
    av Amos Oz

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156035668

    The Reader draws on Oz's entire body of work, loosely grouped into four themes: the kibbutz, the city of Jerusalem, the idea of a promised land, and his own life story. Included are excerpts from his celebrated novels, among them Where the Jackals H…

  • Red Water

    Red Water
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435258

    Jess Hanna is shanghaied aboard a whaling ship. Unlike most boys in the 1820s, Jess has no desire for the danger of a sailor's life, and he suffers greatly from the filth and backbreaking labor of the whaler. From the beginning, the voyage is beset…

  • The Dark Keep

    The Dark Keep
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435241

    THE DARK KEEP is a story of 13th-century England. Martin of Tressling, an orphan raised by a Norman uncle, yet kept at an indefinable distance by the same uncle, while strangely befriended by their Saxon enemies. Martin struggles with divided loyalt…

  • Swamp Sister

    Swamp Sister
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435210

    The swamp had no name and no landmarks: just cypress, Spanish moss, and alligators--and a wrecked plane with eighty thousand dollars inside it. The man who found the Money Plane could have any woman he wanted--even the deliriously carnal Dorry Mears…

  • Who Goes Next?

    Who Goes Next?
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479418190

    Of all creatures, man is the most difficult to keep caged. There is no textbook on escape, yet every prison, no matter how "escape proof" it is claimed to be, has lost some of its unwilling guests. Here are twelve true tales of men whose ingenuity a…

  • Imagined Cities

    Imagined Cities
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300175547

    In Imagined Cities, Robert Alter traces the arc of literary development triggered by the runaway growth of urban centers from the early nineteenth century through the first two decades of the twentieth. As new technologies and arrangements of public…

  • Strong As Death Is Love

    Strong As Death Is Love

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393243048

    These five late biblical books offer readers a range of pleasures not usually associated with the Bible. They are artful, entertaining literary works-innovative, even startling. Women often stand centre stage. The Song of Songs, a celebration of you…

  • Strong As Death Is Love

    Strong As Death Is Love

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393352252

    These five late biblical books offer readers a range of pleasures not usually associated with the Bible. They are artful, entertaining literary works-innovative, even startling. Women often stand centre stage. The Song of Songs, a celebration of you…

  • Utah Historical Quarterly, V14, 1946

    Utah Historical Quarterly, V14, 1946
    av J. Cecil Alter, Robert J. Dwyer, Levi Edgar Young

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781258176860

  • Utah Historical Quarterly, V14, 1946

    Utah Historical Quarterly, V14, 1946
    av J. Cecil Alter, Robert J. Dwyer, Levi Edgar Young

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781258070250

  • Listen, the Drum!

    Listen, the Drum!
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435364

    Matt Burnett joins the militia when he hears of pending French and Indian attacks upon colonial settlers. He immediately finds himself regarded as a hero and at the same time a spy-suspect, both situations arising from a series of incidents involvin…

  • Rabble on a Hill

    Rabble on a Hill
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435234

    Shad Holly and Nat Towne are brought together when they are involved with a British patrol in the streets of Boston. Shad, an experienced frontier fighter, and Nat, a young actor, eventually are engaged in dangerous missions during the siege of Bost…

  • Statsstøtte

    Statsstøtte
    av Bjørnar Alterskjær, Erling Hjelmeng, Robert Lund, Thomas Nordby, Bjørnar Alterskjær, Erling Hjelmeng, Robert Lund, Thomas Nordby

    Inbunden - 2008 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788245008074

    Statsstøtte - EØS-avtalens regler om offentlig støtte gir en gjennomgående fremstilling av statsstøttereglene i EØS-avtalen. Boken behandler forbudet mot offentlig støtte i EØS-avtalen artikkel 61, og redegjør detaljert for unntaksmulighetene. Den i…

  • A Lion for Love

    A Lion for Love
    av Robert Alter, Carol Cosman, Robert Alter

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674535756

    Traces the life of the nineteenth century French novelist, attempts to portray his complex personality, and analyzes his major works.

  • Transformative Power of Crisis

    Transformative Power of Crisis
    av Robert Alter, Jane Alter

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780722540084

    This guide to a journey toward psychological healing and spiritual growth uses case studies to show how to turn painful moments from the past into stepping stones toward a more fulfilling future. Challenging life transitions can be positive growth e…

  • Motives for Fiction

    Motives for Fiction
    av Robert Alter

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674587625

    "For many serious readers," Robert Alter writes in his preface, "the novel still matters, and I have tried here to suggest some reasons why that should be so." In his wide-ranging discussion, Alter examines the imitation of reality in fiction to fin…

  • It's (Mostly) His Fault

    It's (Mostly) His Fault
    av Robert Mark Alter

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780446577779

  • The Pleasures of Reading

    The Pleasures of Reading
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393314991

    From one of our premier literary scholars, here is a learned and witty introduction to the "sheer vitality of literature and the satisfactions of a close, informed engagement with it" (New York Times). Robert Alter's illumination of the unique power…

  • The Book of Genesis Illustrated

    The Book of Genesis Illustrated
    av R. Crumb, Robert Alter, R. Crumb

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393061024

    Envisioning the first book of the bible like no one before him, R. Crumb, the legendary illustrator, reveals here the story of Genesis in a profoundly honest and deeply moving way. Originally thinking that we would do a take off of Adam and Eve, Cru…

  • The Art of Bible Translation

    The Art of Bible Translation
    av Robert Alter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181493

    From the recipient of the National Jewish Book Award for Lifetime Achievement, a hugely entertaining and irreverent (Adam Gopnik, New Yorker) account of the art of translating the Hebrew Bible into English In this brief book, award-winning biblical…

  • Genesis

    Genesis

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393316704

    Genesis begins with the making of heaven and earth and all life, and ends with the image of a mummy-Joseph's-in a coffin. In between come many of the primal stories in Western culture: Adam and Eve's expulsion from the garden of Eden, Cain's murder…

  • Carny Kill

    Carny Kill
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479429387

    That's a knife in his chest, just like the kind my ex-wife used to use in her knife-throwing act. But that was a long time ago. Before she married the owner of this carny... And there's the owner now. He's the dead man.CARNY KILL. A mystery from the…

  • Heroes in Blue and Gray

    Heroes in Blue and Gray
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435395

    "Heroes in Blue and Gray" presents the stories of famous people from the american civil war.

  • Shovel Nose and the Gator Grabbers

    Shovel Nose and the Gator Grabbers
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479439973

  • Lit Guide to the Bible P

    Lit Guide to the Bible P

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674875319

    Rediscover the incomparable literary richness and strength of a book that all of us live with an many of us live by. An international team of renowned scholars, assembled by two leading literary critics, offers a book-by-book guide through the Old a…

  • Thieves Like Us

    Thieves Like Us
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435227

    Cheops' daughter, the story goes, earned the money for her pyramid by practicing what was even then the Oldest Profession. Her price had been one stone per man. She built a pretty big pyramid.Many centuries later, beautiful Greta Brandt also made so…

  • Good Husband, Great Marriage

    Good Husband, Great Marriage
    av Robert Mark Alter, Jane Alter, Robert Mark Alter

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780446695251

    This book will appeal to the countless women who resent that their husbands never listen and that they have to nag in order to get them to do anything around the house; who feel like their husbands are always pawing at them to have sex and who want…

  • Sex With a Married Woman

    Sex With a Married Woman
    av Robert Mark Alter

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781939166036

  • The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary

    The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393337044

    A cornerstone of the scriptural canon, the Book of Psalms has been a source of solace and joy for countless readers over millennia. This timeless poetry is beautifully wrought by a scholar whose translation of the Five Books of Moses was hailed as a…

  • The Trail of Billy the Kid

    The Trail of Billy the Kid
    av Robert Edmond Alter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479435159

  • The Wisdom Books

    The Wisdom Books

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393340532

    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 creation account in its Voice from the Whi…

  • The World of Biblical Literature

    The World of Biblical Literature
    av Robert Alter

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780281046546

    A collection of essays on Biblical literature, exploring, in particular, individual biblical passages. The book should be of interest to a wide variety of people - from liberal biblical scholars to those who read simply for pleasure and insight.