Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. to e-mail us: support the site Title: Greetings From Angelus Author: Gershom Scholem Genre: Poetry Written: (Eng. 2003, rev. 2018) Length: 149 pages Original in: German Availability: Greetings From Angelus – US Greetings From Angelus – UK Greetings From Angelus – Canada Translated and with an Afterword by Richard Sieburth With an Introduction and Notes by Steven Wasserstrom Previously published (without the translator’s Afterword) as The Fullness of Time (2003) This is a bilingual edition, with the original German texts facing Sieburth’s English translations – Return to top of the page – Our Assessment: B : fine little collection; useful supporting material See our review for fuller assessment. From the Reviews: "Gershom Scholem wrote strong poetry" – Publishers Weekly "(A)n excellent bilingual selection (…) containing all the best-known pieces and several lesser ones. Sieburth’s versions are lucid, sensitive, forceful and always attentive to the originals. Wasserstrom’s incisive commentary provides the ideal context. (…) As a German poet, Scholem remained tied to the idiom of Goethe, Heine and (occasionally) Rilke. But there are also more quirky strains, evident in the echoes of Morgenstern’s nonsense poetry." – Jeremy Adler, Times Literary […]

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