8 Great Hebrew Short Novels

This remarkable anthology good points entire novellas through a number of the most interesting Hebrew writers of the earlier century. S.Y. Agnon, YH Brenner, Uri Gnessin, Yitzhak Shami, David Fogel, Amos ounces, Yehoshua Kenaz and A.B. Yehoshua are all represented in newly revised translations. Edited via Alan Lelchuk and Gershon Shaked, with an creation via Professor Lelchuk, this is often an critical quantity for college kids of recent Hebrew literature.

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Help me! How long, [ 0 M ~ l l i lfather ,~ of the land]? Help me! How long, 0 shep[herd] of the black-headed folk? Help me! How long, [ 0 keeper of your own counsel]? Help me! How long, [ 0 wild bull who lets his herd stray]? Help me! How long, [ 0 sleeper of feigned sleep]? Help me! How long, 0 lord of Nippur? Help me! How long, 0 lord, how long will a mighty foe have had full control of your land? [How long, 0 lord, will an enemy] destroy your land? [ ] has scattered the people of your land to a distant [lalnd, [ ] has left the cult centers moaning, [ ] has scattered [ 1 kap) [May Asalluhi-Marduk, lord of ~ a b ~ l o,3n ] (join) my prayer, iMay his wife, Panunanlki-Sarpanitu, (join) my supplication.

May the people's mouths speak praise of me. Set [aslsent, obedience, and peace upon my lips. [By] your eternal assent, which cannot be changed, Let my (personal) god stand at my right, Let my (personal) goddess stand at my left, Let the god who keeps (me) in well-being always be at my side, Let courtier and official speak a favorable word for me. Look upon me, lord, accept my supplication! Reconcile with me the hearts of my angry, furious, wrathful (personal) god and my (personal) goddess which are angry, furious, and wrathful with me, As well as the heart of your great divinity!

May I, your servant, live in well-being, Let me be purified* [in] your name from witchcraft, Let me libate cool water in your drinking pipe,1 Revive me, let me sound your praises! 563 ( 1 S) Text: Ebeling, KAR 227, rev. iii 8-24; Ebeling-Kocher-Rost, LKA 89, rev. right, 3-7. Edition: Ebeling, TuL, 13 1-132. ,. Literature: Mayer, UFBG, efemmii kimtija I. *Notes to Texl: (I) Reading von Soden, ZA 43 (1944)~266; translation uncertain. " (IS) Seux, Hymnes, 432 note 9, following Mullo Weir, reads "let me invoke your name," but this does not accord well with LKU 89, rev.

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