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Publisher's Summary

In “a book to read and then reread” (Modern Language Review), Meir 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). The result is a “a brilliant work” (Choice) distinguished “both for his comprehensiveness and for the clearly-avowed faith stance from which he understands and interprets the strategies of the biblical narratives” (Theological Studies). The Poetics of Biblical Narrative shows, in Adele Berlin’s words, “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”. 

"This...is a brilliant work." (Choice)

"A very important book...a superb overview...." (Theological Studies)

"It is a book to read and then reread." (Modern Language Review)

The book is published by Indiana University Press. The audiobook is published by University Press Audiobooks.

©1985 Meir Sternberg (P)2021 Redwood Audiobooks

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