Gerald Hammond

Gerald Hammond is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Manchester. A Fellow of the British Academy, his many publications include The Making of the English Bible; Fleeting Things: English Poets and Poems, 1616– 1660; Sir Walter Raleigh’s Selected Writings; and John Skelton’s Selected Poems. He contributed the essay on English Bible translation to The Literary Guide to the Bible.

Books by Gerald Hammond

  1. Book CoverThe English Bible, King James Version


    “Making [the King James Version] vividly readable again.” —Robert Alter, New RepublicMore

  2. Book CoverThe English Bible, King James Version: The New Testament and The Apocrypha


    A stunning work of scholarship, the Norton Critical Edition of The English Bible, King James Version, is the most accessible edition available.More

  3. Book CoverThe English Bible, King James Version: The Old Testament and The New Testament and The Apocrypha: A Norton Critical Edition


    “Making [the King James Version] vividly readable again.” —Robert Alter, New RepublicMore