The Iliad of Homer

The Iliad of Homer

Book - 1996
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"Pope spent his formative years as a poet translating Homer, beginning with the Iliad, and in his translation he successfully found a style that answers the sublimity and grace of Homer. Steven Shankman provides scholarly critical apparatus for this Penguin English Poets edition, which is based on the 1743 edition that contains the poet's final revisions. Pope's Preface and the three indexes are also included. Most importantly, this edition makes available for the first time in paperback Pope's notes in their entirety, enabling us to observe one poetic genius illuminate the work of another."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1996
ISBN: 9780140445046
0140445048
Branch Call Number: 883.01
Characteristics: xxxvi, 1212 pages ;,21 cm

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