Textbooks The David Story: A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel Mobi Read Apps Download “A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999 Acclaimed for its masterful new translation and insightful commentary, The David Story is a fresh, vivid rendition of one of the great works in Western literature. Hand of ♚Robert Alter♚ Robert Alter’s brilliant translation gives us David, the beautiful, musical hero who slays Goliath and, through his struggles with Saul, advances to the kingship of Israel. Hand of ♚Robert Alter♚ But this David is also fully human: an ambitious, calculating man who navigates his life’s course with a flawed moral vision. Hand of ♚Robert Alter♚ The consequences for him, his family, and his nation are tragic and bloody. Hand of ♚Robert Alter♚ Historical personage and full-blooded imagining, David is the creation of a literary artist comparable to the Shakespeare of the history plays.
- Author≣Robert Alter_Books
- Publisher≣W. W. Norton & Company
- ISBN 10≣0393070255
- ISBN 13≣9780393070255