Books by Robert Alter


Robert Alter is Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of numerous critical works, including the prize-winning The Art of Biblical Narrative.


Necessary Angels

Robert Alter


Motives for Fiction

Robert Alter


Gates of Bronze

Haim Hazaz



S. y. Agnon and Robert Alter


The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Yehuda Amichai


Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age

Robert Alter and Alexander Whitney Knowlton


Imagined Cities

Robert Alter


The Art of Biblical Narrative

Robert Alter


The Art of Biblical Poetry

Robert Alter