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Uniform Title Bible. Lamentations. English. 2001
Title The book of Lamentations : a meditation and translation / David R. Slavitt
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 88 pages)
Contents Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Note on the Translation -- Part I -- Meditation -- Part II -- Lamentations -- Bibliographical Note
Summary More than a structural or mnemonic device, Slavitt argues, the acrostics are ""a serious assertion that the language itself is speaking, that the speech is inspired, and that there is, beyond all the disaster and pain the book recounts, an intricacy and an orderly coherence.""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-88)
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Subject Ninth of Av -- Meditations
Jews -- History.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets.
Jews
Ninth of Av
Genre/Form Electronic books
History
Meditations
Form Electronic book
Author Slavitt, David R., 1935-
ISBN 0801876907
9780801876905
0801866170
9780801866173