Sappho

Sappho
Publisher Univ of California Press
Release Date
Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 114
ISBN 9780520272934
Rating 4/5 from 2 reviews
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These hundred poems and fragments constitute virtually all of Sappho that survives and effectively bring to life the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet. Mary Barnard's translations are lean, incisive, direct—the best ever published. She has rendered the beloved poet's verses, long the bane of translators, more authentically than anyone else in English.

Sappho
  • Author : Sappho,Mary Barnard
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06

These hundred poems and fragments constitute virtually all of Sappho that survives and effectively bring to life the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet. Mary Barnard's translations are lean, incisive, direct—the best ever published. She has rendered the beloved poet's verses, long the bane

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Sappho
  • Author : DE LESBOS SAFO,Safo,Sappho
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1958

These hundred poems and fragments constitute virtually all of Sappho that survives and effectively bring to life the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet. Mary Barnard's translations are lean, incisive, direct--the best ever published. She has rendered the beloved poet's verses, long the bane of

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Victorian Sappho
  • Author : Yopie Prins
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1999-03-08

What is Sappho, except a name? Although the Greek archaic lyrics attributed to Sappho of Lesbos survive only in fragments, she has been invoked for many centuries as the original woman poet, singing at the origins of a Western lyric tradition. Victorian Sappho traces the emergence of this idealized feminine

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Sweetbitter Love
  • Author : Sappho
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2006

A bilingual collection of the Greek poet's works which celebrate nature, friendship, and love.

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Sappho Is Burning
  • Author : Page duBois
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1997-04-15

To know all we know about Sappho is to know little. Her poetry, dating from the seventh century B.C.E., comes to us in fragments, her biography as speculation. How is it then, Page duBois asks, that this poet has come to signify so much? Sappho Is Burning offers

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The Complete Poems of Sappho
  • Author : Willis Barnstone
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-03-10

Sappho’s thrilling lyric verse has been unremittingly popular for more than 2,600 years—certainly a record for poetry of any kind—and love for her art only increases as time goes on. Though her extant work consists only of a collection of fragments and a handful of complete poems, her

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Re Reading Sappho
  • Author : Ellen Greene,Joseph Paxton Presidential Professor of Classics University of Oklahoma Ellen Greene
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1996

The essays in this volume review the seemingly endless permutations wrought on Sappho through centuries of readings and re-writings.

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Sappho
  • Author : Marguerite Johnson
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-10-16

This series of short incisive books introduces major figures of the ancient world to the modern general reader, including the essentials of each subject's life, works, and significance for later western civilisation. In the newly created tradition of the "Ancients in Action" series, Marguerite Johnson has written a fascinating and

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Poems and Fragments
  • Author : Sappho
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002

Presents a Sappho by a poet and translator that treats the fragments as aesthetic wholes, complete in their fragmentariness, and which is also, as the translator puts it: 'ever mindful of performative qualities, quality of voice, changes of voice...'

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Reading Sappho
  • Author : Ellen Greene,Joseph Paxton Presidential Professor of Classics University of Oklahoma Ellen Greene
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1996

Essays that aim to draw attention to Sappho's importance as a poet and to offer a sense of the lively debate and competiting critical positions within Sappho studies.

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The Poems of Sappho
  • Author : Sappho
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04

Praised for their simplicity and sincerity, the poems of Sappho evoke powerful and memorable images through her focus on emotion and individualism that foreshadows modern poetry. This collection, translated by John Myers O’Hara, includes over 75 poems such as “Ode to Aphrodite,” “The Roses,” “Eros,” and “The Swallow.” Penguin Random

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Sappho  a tragedy  in verse  by Stella
  • Author : Estelle Anna B. Lewis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1876

Read online Sappho a tragedy in verse by Stella written by Estelle Anna B. Lewis, published by which was released on 1876. Download full Sappho a tragedy in verse by Stella Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Complete Poems of Sappho  illustrated
  • Author : Sappho
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-13

Sappho is widely recognized as one of the great poets of world literature, an author whose works have caused her readers to repeat in many different forms Strabo's amazed epithet when he wrote that she could only be called "a marvel." The reception of Sappho's poetry even through the twentieth

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Poems of Sappho
  • Author : Sappho,John Maxwell Edmonds
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-02-15

"The Tenth Muse" sings to both sexes of desire, rapture, and sorrow. This concise collection of the ancient Greek poet's surviving works was assembled and translated by a distinguished classicist.

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If Not  Winter
  • Author : Sappho
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2009-03-12

By combining the ancient mysteries of Sappho with the contemporary wizardry of one of our most fearless and original poets, If Not, Winter provides a tantalizing window onto the genius of a woman whose lyric power spans millennia. Of the nine books of lyrics the ancient Greek poet Sappho is

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