Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse” as Want to Read:
The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  1 review
A unique collection of Hebrew poetry through the ages

Extending from the Song of Deborahwritten 3,000 years agoto poems written in Israel by authors born in the 1930's, this unparalleled selection of poetry is the first of its kind produced in either English or Hebrew.

Includes a note on the text, bibliography, and glossary
Features the original Hebrew version of each poem
Paperback, 608 pages
Published June 25th 1981 by Penguin Books (first published 1981)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 79)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Ivan Granger
The most complete collection I’ve found of sacred Hebrew poetry, including Judah ha Levi, Solomon ibn Gabirol, Samuel Hanagid, the early Hekhalot Hymns, and many more. My only complaint: the translations are not versified, even though the Hebrew originals were. Still, worth reading.
Keith added it
Mar 31, 2015
Moxie Bestos
Moxie Bestos marked it as to-read
Mar 06, 2015
Steven Chang
Steven Chang marked it as to-read
Feb 01, 2015
Rachel added it
Jan 04, 2015
Alyssa Picard
Alyssa Picard marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2014
Linus Vieira
Linus Vieira marked it as to-read
Nov 29, 2014
Ian marked it as to-read
Nov 05, 2014
TaniaRina marked it as to-read
Oct 18, 2014
Daniel marked it as to-read
Sep 04, 2014
Meghan Krogh
Meghan Krogh marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2015
Ben marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2014
Amy marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2014
Sarah marked it as to-read
May 28, 2014
Zonder Naam
Zonder Naam marked it as to-read
May 25, 2014
Nancy marked it as to-read
May 19, 2014
Chris Hoffman
Chris Hoffman marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2013
Amy added it
Dec 12, 2013
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Various is the correct author for any book with multiple unknown authors, and is acceptable for books with multiple known authors, especially if not all are known or the list is very long (over 50).

If an editor is known, however, Various is not necessary. List the name of the editor as the primary author (with role "editor"). Contributing authors' names follow it.

Note: WorldCat is an excellent res
More about Various...
101 Best Jokes The Night Before Christmas and Other Popular Stories For Children Best Jokes 2014 101 Dirty Jokes - sexual and adult's jokes Familiar Quotations

Share This Book