Robert Alter and Marilynne Robinson: The Psalms - 92Y, New York

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Robert Alter and Marilynne Robinson: The Psalms

Dec 17, 2007

Biblical scholar and renowned translator professor Robert Alter reads from his new translation of "The Psalms" and discusses them as translations, as poetry and as prayer. Marilynne Robinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize winner Gilead, also reads and provides commentary.

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