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Robert Alter art of translation and art of biblical narrative and poetics; Hebrew Bible relationship to literature; techniques and methods.
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Robert Alter - The Art of Bible Translation 2019
Robert Alter's 2019 overview of his goals and context in The Art of Bible Translation, a very useful introduction and elaboration of his ideas.
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Robert Alter - Parshat Hashavua Mikeitz - Bible's "Composite Artistry"
Robert Alter - Parshat HaShavua - Mikeitz - Composite Artistry - The Art of Biblical Narrative - How modern film montage may explain Biblical storytelling
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Robert Alter - Parshat HaShavua - Vayeishev Genesis 37:1- 40:23 - Is the Story of Tamar Jammed into the Wrong Place? Is it of the Divine? How should We Know?
Robert Alter's close reading of the Tamar story and how it connects to all of Genesis - and to the Divine. Can the Bible's literary style illuminate a religious meaning and what does Midrash say about style vs moral teaching?
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Robert Alter - Parshat HaShavua Genesis Vayeitzei 28:10-32:3 - Focus: Literary Style in the Bible
Robert Alter uses key elements of the Bible's unique literary style to explain Parshat HaShavua Genesis Vayeitzei 28:10-32:3. His notes refer to word choices, type scenes and Midrash.
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Parshat HaShavua Chayei Sarah Genesis 23:1- 25:18 Robert Alter
Robert Alter note on Genesis 24:67 in Parshat Hashavua Chayei Sarah, type scene and a betrothal tale, the life of Abraham and Sarah.
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Robert Alter: Does the Bible have a "literary style" and Does it Matter? An introduction...
Robert Alter explains what is the Bible's literary style and how that style delivers important Jewish insights on life, humanity, God and much more
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"The Literary Guide to the Bible" 1987 Edited by Robert Alter and Frank Kermode
Robert Alter,'s essay in 1987, in The Literary Guide to the Bible, Introduction to the Old Testament, explains some principles for seeing the Hebrew Bible as a complete , unified work.using techniques of literature.
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Parshat HaShavua - Toldot Genesis 25:19 - 28:9 - Robert Alter
Robert Alter Parshat HaShavua - Toldot Genesis 25:19 - 28:9. Alter Notes 27:18 - 32:34 - See Sefaria Collection Robert Alter
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Parshat Noah Genesis 6:9-11:32, Robert Alter
Parshat Noah, Robert Alter selected translation and notes. See Robert Alter, Introduction to Genesis for context and themes.
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