Item #274470 Greek Lyrics (Phoenix Books, P48) Revised & Enlarged. Richmond Lattimore.

Greek Lyrics (Phoenix Books, P48) Revised & Enlarged

University Of Chicago Press, 1971. Reprint. Paper Back. Used - Good. Item #274470
ISBN: 0226469441

Professor Lattimore, holding closely to the original metres, has produced renderings of great power and beauty. His feeling for the telling noun and verb, the simple yet poignant epithet, and the dramatic turn of syntax is marked. He has completely freed the poems from sentimentality, and the thrilling ancient names--Anacreon, Alcaeus, Simonides, Sappho--acquire fresh brilliance and vitality under his hand.--Louise Bogan, The New Yorker

The significant quality of Mr. Lattimore's versions is that they are pure. The lenses he provides are as clear as our language is capable of making them.--Moses Hadas, N.Y. Herald Tribune.

2nd edition. Octavo. Sun tanned spine. Previous owner's name inked title page. [82 pages]

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