Robert Alter

Robert Alter is Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of numerous critical works, including the prize-winning The Art of Biblical Narrative.

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Cover: Necessary Angels: Tradition and Modernity in Kafka, Benjamin, and ScholemNecessary Angels: Tradition and Modernity in Kafka, Benjamin, and ScholemAlter, RobertHARDCOVER03/01/1991$23.00
Cover: The Literary Guide to the BibleThe Literary Guide to the BibleAlter, Robert
Kermode, Frank
PAPERBACK09/01/1990$37.50
Cover: A Lion for Love: A Critical Biography of StendhalA Lion for Love: A Critical Biography of StendhalAlter, RobertPAPERBACK10/08/1986$35.00
Cover: Motives for FictionMotives for FictionAlter, RobertHARDCOVER01/01/1984$70.50
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