The Poetry of Kabbalah: Mystical Verse from the Jewish Tradition (The Margellos World Republic of Letters)

The Poetry of Kabbalah: Mystical Verse from the Jewish Tradition (The Margellos World Republic of Letters)

Language: English

Pages: 544

ISBN: 0300205694

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This collection presents a substantial body of poetry from the world of Jewish mysticism. Taking up Gershom Scholem's call to plumb the 'tremendous poetic potential concealed' in the Kabbalistic tradition, poet and translator Peter Cole provides English renderings of works composed on three continents over a period of some 1500 years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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