Dr. Creasy's Suggested Reading for Genesis

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From Paradise to the Promised Land:  An Introduction to the Themes of the Pentateuch, 3rd ed

T. Desmond Alexander

The Art of Biblical Narrative

Robert Alter

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The Art of Biblical Poetry

Robert Alter

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The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary

Robert Alter

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The Literary Guide to the Bible

Robert Alter and Frank Kermode

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Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature

Erich Auerbach

Narrative Art in the Bible

Shimon Bar-Efrat

Reading the Old Testament: Method in Biblical Study

John Barton

Poetics and Interpretation of Biblical Narrative

Adele Berlin

Reading the Fractures in Genesis: Historical and Literary Approaches

David M. Carr

Commentary on the Book of Genesis, Part 1: From Adam to Noah

U. Cassuto

Asking for Rhetoric: the Hebrew Bible’s Protean Interrogative

Kenneth M. Craig, Jr. 

Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others

Stephanie Dalley

The Literary Structure of the Old Testament: a Commentary on Genesis-Malachi

David A. Dorsey

The Bible and the Psyche: Individuation Symbolism in the Old Testament

Edward F. Edinger

Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Michael Fishbane

Reading Biblical Narrative

J. P. Fokkelman

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Narrative Art in Genesis

J.P. Fokkelman

Remembering Abraham: Culture, History, and Memory in Ancient Israel

Ronald Hendel

The Purpose of the Biblical Genealogies

Marshall D. Johnson

The Book of God

Gabriel Josipovici

Before Abraham Was: The Unity of Genesis 1-11

Isaac M. Kikawada and Arthur Quinn

The Eden Narrative: a Literary and Religio-Historical Study of Genesis 2-3

Tryggve Mettinger

The Trickster Revisited: Deception as a Motif in the Pentateuch

Dean Andrew Nicholas

The Poetics of Biblical Narrative: Ideological Literature and the Drama of Reading

Meir Sternberg

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The Forsaken First-Born: A Study of a Recurrent Motif in the Patriarchal Narratives

Roger Syren

Genesis: A Commentary

Bruce K. Waltke

Genesis (2 Volumes)

Gordon J. Wenham

Narration and Discourse in the Book of Genesis

Hugh C. White

Deception in Genesis: An Investigation into the Morality of a Unique Biblical Phenomenon

Michael James Williams