By Chana Bloch
“Next to Genesis, no e-book within the Hebrew Bible has had a more robust impression on Western literature than the music of Songs.”
–The ny assessment of Books
One of the best love poems ever written, The track of Songs celebrates the sexual awakening of a tender lady and her lover and the intoxicating event of falling in love. Composed greater than thousand years in the past, this e-book of the outdated testomony is not just an important non secular and literary textual content, but in addition a resource of thought to modern day poets and enthusiasts. improved by means of an Afterword by way of the esteemed pupil Robert modify and a brand new Foreword from the famous translator Stephen Mitchell, this definitive quantity showcases Chana Bloch and Ariel Bloch’s sensuous translation which has “a lyrical purity that's pleasant” (W. S. Merwin).