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The Oxford book of classical verse

Author: Adrian Poole; Jeremy Maule
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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: Adrian Poole; Jeremy Maule
ISBN: 0192825283 9780192825285
OCLC Number: 875708319
Description: XLIX, 606 p. ; 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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