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The poems

Author: Sextus Propertius; Guy Lee
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of all the great classical love poets, Propertius is surely one of those with most immediate appeal for the twentieth-century reader. His poetry centres on a helpless infatuation for his sinister  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
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Named Person: Sextus Propertius; Sextus Propertius
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sextus Propertius; Guy Lee
ISBN: 9780199555925 0199555923
OCLC Number: 351329932
Description: xxv, 205 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Other Titles: Elegiae.
Responsibility: Propertius ; translated with notes by Guy Lee ; with an introduction by Oliver Lyne.

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Sensual, bitchy, soppy, satirical, this great sequence of love-hate poems lives again in Lee's vivid versions. Not just a scintillating survey of erotic agony and ecstacy, but a witty glimpse of the Read more...

 
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