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Stung with love : poems and fragments

Author: Sappho.; Aaron Poochigian
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2009.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects the poems and fragments of the ancient Greek poet's surviving work, displaying the wide variety of themes in her work, from amorous songs celebrating adolescent females to poems of invocation, desire, spite, celebration, and remembrance.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Sappho; Sappho.; Sappho.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sappho.; Aaron Poochigian
ISBN: 9780140455571 0140455574
OCLC Number: 339548861
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Notes: "New Translation"--Cover.
Description: xlvi, 95 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Goddesses --
Desire and death-longing --
Her girls and family --
Troy --
Maidens and marriages --
The wisdom of Sappho.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Sappho ; translated with an introduction and notes by Aaron Poochigian ; and with a preface by Carol Ann Duffy.

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150 years after Homer's Iliad, Sappho lived on the island of Lesbos, west off the coast of Turkey. Little remains of her writings, which are said to have filled nine papyrus rolls in the great  Read more...

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