The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain 950-1492

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Hebrew culture experienced a renewal in medieval Spain that produced what is arguably the most powerful body of Jewish poetry written since the Bible. Fusing elements of East and West, Arabic and Hebrew, and the particular and the universal, this verse embodies an extraordinary sensuality and intense faith that transcend the limits of language, place, and time. Peter Cole's translations reveal this remarkable poetic world to English readers in all of its richness, humor, grace, gravity, and wisdom. "The Dream of the Poem" ...

The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain 950-1492 2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691121949

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