The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart: Volume III. A Translation of the Psalms of David by Christopher Smart

The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart: Volume III. A Translation of the Psalms of David

byChristopher SmartEditorMarcus Walsh

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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The third of a five-volume edition of Smart's original poems and verse translations, which is particularly concerned to show how Smart attempted to adapt the Psalms for his eighteenth-century English Christian audience.

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Christopher Smart (1722-1771) was an English poet, whose works include A Song to David and Jubilate Agno, both of which were at least partly written during his confinement in an insane asylum.
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Title:The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart: Volume III. A Translation of the Psalms of DavidFormat:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 8.46 × 5.12 × 1.22 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 13:9780198127710

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'Marcus Walsh ... provides a concise and scholarly introduction which is invaluable in illuminating the nature of the controversy which surrounded translation of the Psalms in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.'Journal of Ecclesiastical History