[Milton-L] Areopagitica in Hebrew

Stephen B Dobranski sbdobranski at gsu.edu
Wed Jul 10 11:26:48 EDT 2013


And FYI: Aviad Shtir's text of *Areopagitica* joins Joseph Massel's Hebrew
translation of *Samson Agonistes* (1890) and Isaac Edward Salkinsohn's
Hebrew translation of *Paradise Lost*, which was published as "Vaygaresh
et ha-adam" (1891).

All the best,
Stephen



On 7/10/13 9:55 AM, "Jameela Lares" <Jameela.Lares at usm.edu> wrote:

>Good to know, Jeffrey!  Thanks for the announcement. And congratulations
>indeed to Bill.
>
>Jameela Lares
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>The University of Southern Mississippi
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>Cc: William Kolbrener
>Subject: [Milton-L] Areopagitica in Hebrew
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>Dear Colleagues,
>
>I was delighted to find in today's mail a freshly minted copy of Shalem
>Press's edition of Areopagitica translated into Hebrew.
>
>This handsome volume was translated by Aviad Shtir and comes with 60 pp.
>introduction (also in Hebrew) by William Kolbrener.  I've only just begun
>making my way through it, but I am confident it is as impressive as the
>rest of Bill's ground-breaking scholarship.
>
>This is an extraordinary achievement, making Milton's seminal text
>available for the first time to Hebrew speakers and, with the help of
>Bill's learned introduction, situating the text within its extensive and
>complex intellectual, religious, and political contexts.
>
>http://www.shalempress.co.il/catalog/product.asp?id=170
>
>Congratulations to Bill (who, I suspect, is too modest to let the list
>know on his own).
>
>Best wishes,
>
>Jeffrey
>
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>
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>Jeffrey Shoulson, Ph.D.
>Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies
>Director, Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life
>Professor of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages and Professor of English
>University of Connecticut
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>Fictions of Conversion, out in March 2013
>http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/15101.html
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