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Ancient Greek Lyrics (Paperback)

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Ancient Greek Lyrics collects Willis Barnstone's elegant translations of Greek lyric poetry-including the most complete Sappho in English, newly translated. This volume includes a representative sampling of all the significant poets, from Archilochos, in the 7th century BCE, through Pindar and the other great singers of the classical age, down to the Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods. William E. McCulloh's introduction illuminates the forms and development of the Greek lyric while Barnstone provides a brief biographical and literary sketch for each poet and adds a substantial introduction to Sappho-revised for this edition-complete with notes and sources. A glossary and updated bibliography are included.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsFiction & PoetryPoetryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy: Ancient, to c 500 Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 09/12/2009 ISBN-13: 9780253221216  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Willis Barnstone is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature and Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University Bloomington. He has published more than 60 books of poetry, scholarship, translation, and memoir, including We Jews and Blacks (IUP, 2004).

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