The Book of J
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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English


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  • Nonfiction - General

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Open LibraryOL7676853M
ISBN 100517110105
ISBN 109780517110102

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In The Book of J, Bloom & Rosenberg draw the J text out of the surrounding material & present it as the seminal classic it is. In addition to Rosenberg's original translations, Bloom J is the title that scholars ascribe to the nameless writer they believe is responsible for the text, written between & , on which Genesis, Exodus & Numbers /5. J is a book about a NATION with a mandatory thought disorder, (at least most of the citizens). The theme of J, which crops up frequently, is, WHAT HAPPENED, IF IT HAPPENED, which would indicate a knowingness, but, for the most part, Jacobson's dystopian world, which takes place in the future (but still the 21st century), is constructed on a /5. A controversial national best seller upon its initial publication, The Book of J is an audacious work of literary restoration revealing one of the great narratives of all time and unveiling its mysterious author. J is the title that scholars ascribe to the nameless writer they believe is responsible for the text, written between and BCE, on which Genesis, Exodus, and Numbers is based/5(6). “The rocket fuel propelling The Woman in the Window, the first stratosphere-ready mystery of , is expertiseDear other books with unreliable narrators: This one will see you and raise you.” (New York Times Book Review)“The Woman in the Window is a tour de force. A twisting, twisted odyssey inside one woman’s mind, her illusions, delusions, reality/5(K).

The Book Of J. By Harold Bloom. Translated by David Rosenberg () Review by Dan Geddes. 11 October See also reviews of Bloom’s The Anxiety of Influence, Omens of Millennium, and The Western Canon.. Although ostensibly a book of literary criticism, Bloom’s Book Of J, does more than stake out a claim for the J writer as one of the giants in Western literary history, he also uses his.   Howard Jacobson’s “J” opens with a parable, or, as the book terms it, an “argument.” A wolf and a tarantula are comparing modes of taking down prey, with the wolf’s rapacious. is a web magazine devoted to the world of Jewish books and Jewish culture with book reviews, author interviews, first chapter excerpts, book club discussions. JBooks has Audio readings, book news, conversations with authors for the online Jewish book community. There is a bestseller list, fiction, non-fiction, children's books, Jewish holiday books, memoirs, biography, autobiography. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

  Howard Jacobson's new book is one of these. He calls it "J," and the book stands out not so much because of its imaginative brilliance as for its hushed, slightly paranoid tone. Book of J. likes 10 talking about this. Old worlds collide in Book of J, as we take inspiration from the intersection of the sacred and the radical to create hit songs from out of the depths of Followers: S. is a novel written by Doug Dorst and conceived by J. J. novel is unusual in its format, presented as a story within a is composed of the novel Ship of Theseus by a fictional author, and hand-written notes filling the book's margins as a dialogue between two college students hoping to uncover the author's mysterious identity and the novel's secret plus loose Author: Doug Dorst, J. J. Abrams. The Jahwist, or Yahwist, often abbreviated J, is one of the most widely recognized sources of the Pentateuch (), together with the Deuteronomist and the Priestly existence of the Jahwist is somewhat controversial, with a number of scholars, especially in Europe, denying that it ever existed as a coherent independent document. Nevertheless, many scholars do assume its existence, and.