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A century of Greek poetry

1900-2000

by Peter Bien

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Published by Cosmos Pub. in River Vale, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by Peter Bien, Peter Constantine, Edmund Keeley, Karen Van Dyck ; introduction by Peter Bien ; a note on translation by Karen Van Dyck ; Kimon Friar"s translations edited by Matthew Jennett.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    ContributionsBien, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA5289.E6 C46 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 1024 p. ;
    Number of Pages1024
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3301914M
    ISBN 101932455000
    LC Control Number2004041318

    This book examines the rich and varied engagement of fifth-century lyric and drama with the poetic corpus attributed to Hesiod as well as with the poetic figure of Hesiod. The first half of the book is dedicated to Hesiodic reception in Pindaric and Bacchylidean poetry, with a particular focus on poetics, genealogies and mythological narratives.   Fictional Greek Mythology Books and Retellings. Like all Greek myths, these fictionalized retellings contain love and sex, poetry and passion, and often buckets of blood. Among these, you’ll find close historical retellings as well as texts that read like spiritual descendants of the original myths in a completely new setting. 9.

    Didactic poetry of Hesiod, including “Theogony” (Greek) 8th Century BCE “Mahabharata” of Vyasa (Sanskrit/Indian) 7th – 6th Century BCE: Lyric poems of Sappho (Greek) 6th Century BCE “Fables” of Aesop (Greek) 6th – 5th Century BCE “Four Books” of Confucius (Chinese) 5th Century BCE: Lyric poems and odes of Pindar (Greek) 5th.   The four selections from the Anacreontea are metrically different but also from the Greek Anthology. The seventeenth is the one Latin Poem, by Horace. All seventeen, with the possible exception of the undated Anacreontea, are from the first century .

    The Greek mythology becomes the interest and source of inspiration of the two generations, especially the second one, because “by the late 18 th century, the distortion of Greek myths for the sake for Christian sensibilities was becoming increasingly unpalatable to the growing Romantic movement” [3]. In this sense, poems written by Shelley. 3rd to 4th century. Posthomerica by Quintus of Smyrna (Greek mythology) De raptu Proserpinae by Claudian (Roman poet, Greek mythology; incomplete) 4th century. Kumārasambhava by Kālidāsa (Indian epic poetry) Raghuvaṃśa by Kālidāsa (Indian epic poetry) 5th century. Argonautica Orphica by Anonymous (Greek mythology).


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This unique bilingual anthology presents the achievements of Greek poetry in the 20th century. Included are poets and poems, with the Greek original and the English translation on opposite pages. Many of the poems and 5/5(4). Included are poets and poems, with the Greek original and the English translation on opposite pages.

Included are the internationally recognized C.P. Cavafy, the Nobel Prize winners George. Greek poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- Translations into English. Greek poetry, Modern -- 20th century. Poésie grecque moderne A century of Greek poetry book 20e siècle -- Anthologies -- Traductions anglaises.

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1 - 20 of results Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read. Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until the time of the Byzantine earliest surviving works of ancient Greek literature, dating back to the early Archaic period, are the two epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, set in an idealized archaic past today identified as having some relation to the.

Ancient Greek literature was written in an Ancient Greek dialect, literature ranges from the oldest surviving written works until works from approximately the fifth century AD. This time period is divided into the Preclassical, Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman periods.

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– c. BC) was an Archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos. Sappho is known for her lyric poetry, written to be sung while accompanied by a lyre. In ancient times, Sappho was widely regarded as one of the greatest lyric poets and was given names such as the "Tenth Muse".

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Theocritus of the third century BCE, born at Syracuse, travelled widely in the Greek world. Having studied poetry at Cos with poet and critic Philitas, he composed poetry under patronage, chiefly perhaps at Syracuse and Cos; and then went to Alexandria in Egypt, whose King Ptolemy II (died BCE), pupil of Philitas, befriended him.5/5(1).

The poems collected here in translation constitute our thanks to twentieth-century Greek poets for giving us so very much. Our offering is meant, however, to honor not just twentieth-century practitioners but the entire corpus of Greek poetry.

Individual poets do not exist alone; they grow out of national traditions, react to them, change them. Greek literature - Greek literature - History: The first great writer of history was Herodotus of Halicarnassus, who was also a geographer and anthropologist. The theme of his history, written in large part for Athenian readers, is the clash between Europe and Asia culminating in the Persian War.

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