Songs of Songs: Shir Hashirim
translated by Willis Barnstone.
Published by Green Integer in 2002.
One of the great collection of love
poems throughout the centuries, The
Song of Songs, which appears in the
Bible, and over the years have the focus
of much speculation. At various times
Moses, Solomon, Isiah, David, and Daniel
have been suggested as the authors of
these incredible poems. Noted translator
Willis Barnstone argues that Biblical
scholars have generally dismissed all of
these. But whoever the author or
authors, woman in central in these
beautifully lyrical and often sexually