Robert Alter

Title
Professor of Comparative Literature & Near Eastern Studies
Department
Dept of Comparative Literature
Dept of Near Eastern Studies
Phone
(510) 642-6457
Fax
(510) 642-8852
Research Expertise and Interest
comparative literature, Near Eastern studies, 19th-century European and American novel, modernism, literary aspects of the bible, modern and biblical Hebrew literature
Research Description

Robert Alter received his Ph.D. from Harvard. His areas of particular interest are the 19th-century European and American novel, modernism, the literary aspects of the Bible, and modern Hebrew literature.

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