Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

The Book of Psalms
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

Robert Alter is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

Reviews

A new translation from Alter, whose recent rendering of the Books of Moses won praise from no less than Robert Fagles of Homeric fame. Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.

"You think you know these texts ... until you read Alter, who reignites their beauty in bracing and unexpected ways." -- Malcolm Jones - Newsweek "Alter is musically and poetically sensitive... [He] takes us back to the essence of the meaning." -- James Wood - The New Yorker "A considerable achievement... Alter holds me to his darkly economical texts." -- Harold Bloom - New York Review of Books "Every reader of this translation will be led towards fresh thoughts and will discover favorites that inspire the imagination in new, rich ways." -- Walter Brueggemann - Christian Century "In his compelling and swiftly moving translations, Alter has thrust the reader back to the place where the monotheistic religions were born out of even more ancient beginnings." -- Jewish Book World "The achievement of this new translation is to present the Book of Psalms as a wonder of ancient literature." -- The Tablet

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Back to top