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The Oxford book of classical verse in translation

Author: Adrian Poole; Jeremy Maule
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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The debts that English poetry owes to the Classics have been richly repaid by the inventive tradition of translation to which some of the greatest poets in the English language have contributed. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Poole; Jeremy Maule
ISBN: 0192825283 9780192825285
OCLC Number: 59433129
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek and Latin.
Notes: Originally published: 1995.
Description: 656 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Epic, homerica; lyric and elegiac, archaic and classical; drama; hellenistic and later antique; the republic; Virgil, Horace, Ovid; the later empire.
Responsibility: edited by Adrian Poole and Jeremy Maule.

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"Lovers of the classics and English poetry will happily lose themselves in this book for hours on end."--Booklist

 
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