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Sweetbitter love : poems of Sappho

Author: Sappho.; Willis Barnstone
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed by Random House, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this translation of the Greek poetess's work, Barnstone remains faithful to the words of the fragments, only very judiciously filling in a word or phrase in cases where the meaning is obvious.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sappho.
Sweetbitter love.
Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed by Random House, 2006
(OCoLC)606426230
Online version:
Sappho.
Sweetbitter love.
Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed by Random House, 2006
(OCoLC)608338183
Named Person: Sappho; Sappho.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sappho.; Willis Barnstone
ISBN: 1590301757 9781590301753
OCLC Number: 58648185
Notes: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Description: xlix, 316 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Afroditi of the flowers at Knossos --
Nightingale --
Walking to a wedding --
You burn us --
Return, Gongyla --
Weathercocks and exile --
Secret of my craft --
Sandal --
Dream and sleep --
Age and light --
Indirect poems --
Elegiac poems from the Greek anthology wrongly attributed to Sappho.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: translated by Willis Barnstone ; with epilogue and metrical guide by William E. McCulloh.
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In this translation of the Greek poetess's work, Barnstone remains faithful to the words of the fragments, only very judiciously filling in a word or phrase in cases where the meaning is obvious.

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