The Complete Poems of Sappho
Super Savings Item! Save 35% on the The Complete Poems of Sappho by Barnstone, Willis (TRN) at Charles Freeland Poetry. MPN: 9781590306130. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Sappho’s thrilling lyric verse has been unremittingly popular for more than 2,600 years—certainly a record for poetry of any kind—and love for
In the past, translators have taken two basic approaches to Sappho: either very literally translating only the words in the fragments, or taking the liberty of reconstructing the missing parts. Willis Barnstone has taken a middle course, in which he remains faithful to the words of the fragments, only very judiciously filling in a word or phrase in cases where the meaning is obvious. This edition includes extensive notes and a special section of “Testimonia”: appreciations of Sappho in the words of ancient writers from Plato to Plutarch. Also included are a glossary of all the figures mentioned in the poems, and suggestions for further reading.
|Brand:||Barnstone, Willis (TRN)|
|Item Weight:||0.73 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.7 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.71 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.43 x 0.71 x 0.71 inches|