Robert Alter

Robert Alter is the author, most recently, of Imagined Cities.

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Sept. 26 2007 7:22 AMPsalm SpringsHow I translated the Bible's most poetic book.
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Feb. 27 2004 3:51 PMStop filming! The Passion Should Have Been a Painting.
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June 27 2005 7:23 AMThe Great BrainIs Umberto Eco's new novel about memory really postmodern?
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