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Classics Revisited

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ISBN-10: 0811209881

ISBN-13: 9780811209885

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Kenneth Rexroth, Bradford Morrow

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Rexoth, Classics Revisited. Humourous and insightful essays on Classic literature.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 5/17/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.30" wide x 8.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.022
Language: English

Kenneth Rexroth was born in South Bend, Indiana, and worked at a wide variety of jobs, being largely self-educated. In the late 1950s, he won a number of awards, including an Amy Lowell Travelling Fellowship, the Shelley Memorial Award, and a National Institute of Arts and Letters Literature Award. He translated widely, mainly from the Japanese, and wrote a lively account of his life, An Autobiographical Novel. His work influenced many younger poets, such as Snyder, and continued in part the traditions of imagism and objectivism. A critic as well as a poet, his collections of essays include American Poetry in the Twentieth Century (1971) and Communalism: From Its Origins to the Twentieth…    

The Epic of Gilgamesh
Homer The Iliad
Homer The Odyssey
Njal's Saga
The Mahabharata
The Kalevala
Sappho Poems
Aeschylus The Oresteia
Sophocles The Theban Plays
Herodotus History
Thucydides The Peloponnesian War
Plato The Trial and Death of Socrates
Plato The Republic
The Greek Anthology
Lucretius On the Nature of Things
Livy Early Rome
Julius Caesar: The War in Gaul
Petronius The Satyricon
Tacitus Histories
Plutarch Parallel Lives
Marcus Aurelius: The Meditations
Apuleius The Golden Ass
Medieval Latin Lyrics
Tu Fu: Poems
Classic Japanese Poetry
Lady Murasaki: The Tale of Genji
Chaucer Canterbury Tales
Rabelais The Adventures of Gargantua and Pantagruel
Marco Polo: The Travels of Marco Polo
Thomas More: Utopia
Machiavelli The Prince
Malory Le Morte D'Arthur
Montaigne Essays
Cervantes Don Quixote
Shakespeare Macbeth
Shakespeare The Tempest
Webster The Duchess of Malfi
Ben Jonson: Volp1
Izaak Walton: The Compleat Angler
John Bunyan: The Pilgrim's Progress
Tsao Hsueh Chin: The Dream of the Red Chamber
Giacomo Casanova: History of My Life
Henry Fielding: Tom Jones
Laurence Sterne: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent
Restif De La Bretonne: Monsieur Nicolas
Edward Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Stendhal The Red and the Black
Baudelaire Poems
Karl Marx: The Communist Manifesto
Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass
Dostoievsky The Brothers Karamazov
Gustave Flaubert: A Sentimental Education
Tolstoy War and Peace
Rimbaud Poems
Edmond and Jules De Goncourt: Journal
Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn
Chekhov Plays