The Bible (1987 Bloom), edited volume

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The Bible (1987) is a volume edited by Harold Bloom.

Abstract

Editions and translations

Published in New York, NY: Chelsea House, 1987.

Table of contents

The first three chapters of Genesis : principles of governance stated narratively / Kenneth Burke -- Sacred history and the beginnings of prose fiction / Robert Alter -- Representations of reality in Homer and the Old Testament / Erich Auerbach -- The wooing of Rebekah / Meir Sternberg -- The struggle with the angel : textual analysis of Genesis 32:22-32 / Roland Barthes -- Wrestling Sigmund : three paradigms for poetic originality / Harold Bloom -- The second address of Moses : Deuteronomy 5:1b-28:68 / Robert Polzin -- Job ; The heart determines : Psalm 73 / Martin Buber -- The style of Koheleth / Robert Gordis -- The garden of metaphor : the song of songs / Robert Alter -- The place and function of the song of the vineyard in Isaiah's prophecy / Yehoshua Gitay. The poetics of prophecy : Jeremiah / Geoffrey Hartman -- On Socrates and the prophets / Leo Strauss -- Jonah and Moby-Dick / Douglas Robinson -- The boy in the shirt / Frank Kermode -- Phases of Revelation / Northrop Frye -- "Before Moses was, I am" : the original and the belated testaments / Harold Bloom -- Pauline typology and revisionary criticism / Herbert Marks -- Apocalypse / D.H. Lawrence

External links

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