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Joseph and His Brothers

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Thomas Mann regarded his monumental retelling of the biblical story of Joseph as his magnum opus. He conceived of the four parts: The Stories of Jacob; Young Joseph; Joseph in Egypt; Joseph the Provider, as a unified narrative, a "mythological novel" of Joseph's fall into slavery and his rise to be lord over Egypt.
Now the award-winning translator John E. Woods gives us a definitive new English version of Joseph and His Brothers that is worthy of Mann's achievement, revealing the novel's exuberant polyphony of ancient and modern voices, a rich music that is by turns elegant, coarse, and sublime.

Item details

Condition:
As new
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1857152875
ISBN-13:
9781857152876
Publisher:
Knopf

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Thomas Mann regarded his monumental retelling of the biblical story of Joseph as his magnum opus. He conceived of the four parts: The Stories of Jacob; Young Joseph; Joseph in Egypt; Joseph the Provider, as a unified narrative, a "mythological novel" of Joseph's fall into slavery and his rise to be lord over Egypt.
Now the award-winning translator John E. Woods gives us a definitive new English version of Joseph and His Brothers that is worthy of Mann's achievement, revealing the novel's exuberant polyphony of ancient and modern voices, a rich music that is by turns elegant, coarse, and sublime.

Condition:
As new
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1857152875
ISBN-13:
9781857152876
Publisher:
Knopf

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