The Poetics of Biblical Narrative: Ideological Literature and the Drama of Reading
The Poetics of Biblical Narrative: Ideological Literature and the Drama of Reading  -     By: Jim Bowman, Meir Sternberg
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 596
Vendor: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: 1987
Dimensions: 9.12 X 6.00 X 1.55 (inches)
ISBN: 0253204534
ISBN-13: 9780253204530
Series: Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature

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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.... 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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