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Author Ruden, Sarah.
Title The face of water : a translator on beauty and meaning in the Bible / Sarah Ruden.
Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2017]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  220.1 R    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xxxviii, 232 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-218) and index.
Contents Opening the tome -- Okay, the Bible -- what about it? -- Impossibilities illustrated : the character of the languages and texts. Legos, not rocks : grammar ; Magic words : vocabulary ; You mean the Bible has style? ; Poetry in the Bible : the living word of everything and nothing ; Authorship or rhetoric or voice or something ; Scripture as the big conversation ; Let your mind alone : comedy -- Possibilities put forward : mainly, the passages retranslated -- An account of the fuller facts : my scholarly resources and methods -- as if.
Subject Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible -- Translating.
Bible. English -- Versions -- Authorized.
Added Title Translator on beauty and meaning in the Bible
ISBN 9780307908568 (hard cover alkaline paper)
0307908569 (hard cover alkaline paper)
9780307908575 (electronic book)