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Posts Tagged ‘Hebrew’

Robert Alter

Robert Alter aims to reproduce the rhythmic energy of the Hebrew texts in an English that adheres as closely as possible to the meaning and style of the original. He was drawn to biblical translation almost despite himself, propelled by a sense that recent translations were badly flawed.


Agi Mishol

One of Israel’s most celebrated poets, Agi Mishol discusses her work and her growing up in Israel as the child of Holocaust survivors.


Etgar Keret

Israel’s most acclaimed young writer reads from The Nimrod Flipout, his latest collection to be translated into English.