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by Robert Alter,Frank Kermode
O most educated modern readers the Bible probably seems both familiar and strange, like the features of an ancestor.
The belknap press of harvard university press cambridge, massachusetts. 1. Bibliography: p. lncludes index. O most educated modern readers the Bible probably seems both familiar and strange, like the features of an ancestor.
Robert Alter and Frank Kermode are literary critics of wide experience and formidable learning, and each has made considerable contributions to what they call the literary study of the Bible. I do not hesitate in awarding them the palm as the best guides we have so far in English. One of the virtues of this book is that it sends one back to the reading of the Bible with clear eyes and critical instincts alert. -Anthony Burgess (The Observer).
GENERAL INTRODUCTION Robert Alter and Frank Kermode . John Frank Kermode was a writer, educator, and literary critic. He was born in Douglas, Isle of Man on November 29, 1919.
GENERAL INTRODUCTION Robert Alter and Frank Kermode I. . Kermode received a . in 1947 from Liverpool University. Kermode served during World War II with the Royal Navy. After the war, Kermode held positions at Manchester University, Bristol University, University College of London, and Cambridge University, all in England, and at Columbia University in New York City. He was Charles E. Norton Professor at Harvard University in 1977-78 and Henry Luce Professor at Yale University in 1994.
Robert Alter & Frank Kermode published: 1987 format: 672 page Hardcover acquired: 2012 read: Jan 2012 – Nov .
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Robert Alter earned his bachelor's degree in English (Columbia University, 1957) .
Robert Alter earned his bachelor's degree in English (Columbia University, 1957), and his master's degree (1958) and doctorate (1962) from Harvard University in comparative literature. He has written twenty-three books, and is noted most recently for his translations of sections of the Bible. He lectures on topics varying from Biblical episodes to Kafka's modernism and Hebrew literature.
Robert Alter, Frank Kermode.