"... this is one of the few books on narrative worth reading and rereading, a study that will make-or should make-a difference in the way we read narrative." -Nineteenth Century Fiction
"This is a remarkable book: original, clear-sighted, and luminously focused on a subject that has never been explored nearly so systematically or intensively." -Dorrit Cohn, Harvard University
This book, long out of print, is now available in a paperback edition, providing another window into one of the most exciting minds working in the areas of literary and biblical literary criticism.