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Greek Lyric Poetry A New Translation

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ISBN-10: 0393329151

ISBN-13: 9780393329155

Edition: 2006

Authors: Sherod Santos

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Winner of the Umhoefer Prize: "A magnificent achievement, better, more animated, buoyant, and richly articulated than any other version I know."Anthony Hecht Sherod Santos's new translation of classical poems answers Rosetti's mandate that "the only true motive for putting poetry into a fresh language must be to endow a fresh nationwith one more possession of beauty." Arranged into four periodsClassical, Hellenic, Roman, and Early ByzantineGreek Lyric Poetry features works by such ancient masters as Xenophanes, Callimachus, Sappho, and Simonides. For the general reader as well as for poets and lovers of poetry, the translations celebrate the marvelous slips and illuminating…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 0.55" wide x 0.83" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Sherod Santos has been a finalist for the National Book Award. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.