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The Oxford book of classical verse [in translation]

Author: Jeremy Maule; Adrian Poole
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford Univ. Press 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Maule; Adrian Poole
ISBN: 0192825283 9780192825285
OCLC Number: 833699037
Notes: Translated from the Ancient Greek and Latin.. - Includes bibliographical references (S. 547 - 580) and index. - Orig. publ. 1995
Description: XLIX, 606 p
Contents: Epic, homerica; lyric and elegiac, archaic and classical; drama; hellenistic and later antique; the republic; Virgil, Horace, Ovid; the later empire.
Other Titles: Classical verse [in translation]
Responsibility: ed. 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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