Robert Alter

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The Art of Bible Translation
Princeton University Press (2019)

An award-winning biblical translator reflects on the art of capturing the literary power of the...

Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible

Pen of Iron

American Prose and the King James Bible

Princeton University Press (2010)

The simple yet grand language of the King James Bible has pervaded American culture from the...

The Art of Biblical Poetry
Basic Books (2011)

Three decades ago, renowned literary expert Robert Alter radically expanded the horizons of biblical...

The Art of Biblical Narrative
Basic Books (2011)

From celebrated translator of the Hebrew Bible Robert Alter, the classic study of the Bible as...

Pleasure and Change: The Aesthetics of Canon
Oxford University Press (2004)

The question of the canon has been the subject of debate in academic circles for over fifteen years....