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Sappho : a Play In Verse

by Durrell, Lawrence

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1967
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London: Faber & Faber, 1967 Reprint.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Rhapsody to Krete

by Hryciuk, Marshall

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2007
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1st Can Ed.
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9780920489253
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Toronto: Imago Press, 2007 Poetry inspired by trhe author's love of Crete and the ancient Minoan culture.Unpaginated [62 pages] Endpapers of coloured hand-made paper. . 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. New.
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Hercules. Ja¨mte efterskrift av Sten Lindroth och ordfo¨rklaringar av Carl Ivar Stahle

by Stiernhielm, Georg [Stiernhielmi, Georgi]

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1957
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Facsimile Edition
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Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksells/ Gebers Forlag , 1957 Stiernhielm [1598-1672) was the first Swedish poet to apply the verse meters of antique poets to the Swedish language, modifying their principle of long and short syllables to a principle of stressed and unstressed syllables, which better suits the phonology of Swedish. His most famous is "Hercules", an epic poem in… Read more
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The Olive-Tree Bed and Other Quests

by Lee, M. Owen

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1997
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9780802079848
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997 "The Olive-Tree Bed and Other Quests", the Fourth in the series of Robson Lectures published by the University of Toronto Press, is Owen Lee's study of the quest myth as it occurs in Homer's Odyssey, Virgil's Aeneid, Wagner's Parsifal and Goethe's Faust. Though the four works represent four different genres -- oral epic, written… Read more
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Elpenor

by Giradoux, Jean

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1958
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1st US Edition.
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New York: Noonday Press, 1958 First American publication of this spoof of the classics, originally published in French in 1919 and translated for this edition by Richard Howard. Homer's Odyssey mentions Elpenor only once ("the first to die was Elpenor') ; Giraudoux has supplied the facts of this average man who just happened to be there when history was being… Read more
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Why So, Socrates? Why so Socrates?: A dramatic version of Plato's dialogues Euthyphro, Apology Crito & Phaedo

by Richards, I.A

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Published
1964
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1964 "This is a dramatic version, in elegant simple English, of four dialogues of Plato: the Euthyphro, the Apology, the Crito, and the Phaedo. Placed together they form a play about the accusation, self-defence, imprisonment and death of Socrates." 58p.. 1st UK Edition.. Softcover. Very Good.
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Pancakes for the Queen of Babylon: Ten Poems for Nikos Gatsos

by Levi, Peter

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Published
1968
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Fine
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First Editon.
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9781111856151
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London: Anvil Press Poetry, 1968 Peter Levi's poetry needs no introduction to the many admirers of his three previous collections of poems: `The Gravel Ponds' (1960), `Water, Rock and Sand' (1961) and `Fresh Water, Sea Water' (1966). His new sequence of poems is a remarkable and unexpected work. Though they are not easy poems to grasp, their imagery is arresting;… Read more
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An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

by Mendelsohn, Daniel .

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2017
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1st Can Ed.
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9780771057427
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Toronto: Signal Editions/McClelland & Stewart, 2017 When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate Odyssey seminar his son teaches at Bard College, the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual. For Jay, a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes, this return to the classroom is his… Read more
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Beyond Greek: The Beginnings of Latin Literature

by Feeney, Denis

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2016
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9780674055230
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Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2016 Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Horace, and other authors of ancient Rome are so firmly established in the Western canon today that the birth of Latin literature seems inevitable. Yet, Denis Feeney boldly argues, the beginnings of Latin literature were anything but inevitable. The cultural flourishing that in time produced the Aeneid, the Metamorphoses, and other… Read more
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The Tyranny of Greece Over Germany

by Butler, E.M

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1958
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First Thus.
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Boston: Beacon Press, 1958 "A study of the influence exercised by Greek art and poetry over German writers of the 18th.19th. and 20th centuries" Originally published in 1935, this book provides a study of the powerful influence exercised by Ancient Greek culture on German writers from the eighteenth century onwards. The text takes as its starting point Johann Joachim Winckelmann… Read more
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The Sappho Companion

by Reynolds, Margaret

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2001
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First Pbk.Ed..
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9780099738619
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London: Vintage, 2001 "This remarkable anthology displays the way different periods have taken Sappho's haunting story, bringing together many difefrent kinds of work.We see her image change, recreated in Ovid's poetry and Boccaccio's takes, in translations by Pope, Rossetti, Swinburne and Baudelaire, and in the modern versions of Eavan Boland,Rith Pradel and Jeantte Winterson." 422p. bibliography.index.. First Pbk.Ed... Soft Cover.… Read more
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The Sappho Companion

by Reynolds, Margaret

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2001
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1st US Edition.
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9780312239244
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New York: Palgrave / St.Martin's Press, 2001 'This remarkable anthology displays the way different periods have taken Sappho's haunting story, bringing together many different kinds of work.We see her image change, recreated in Ovid's poetry and Boccaccio's takes, in translations by Pope, Rossetti, Swinburne and Baudelaire, and in the modern versions of Evan Boland,Ruth Pradel and Jeanette Winterson." 422p.bibliography.index.. 1st… Read more
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Literary Companion to Travel in Greece

by Stoneman, Richard

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Published
1984
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First Thus.
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9780140065497
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London: Penguin, 1984 Gazetteer of Greek places as described by poets and writers through the ages. 321p. bibliography. index. First Thus.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Stones on Water

by Solway, David

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Published
1972
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1st.Can Ed..
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9780919197053
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Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1972 Poems by a Canadian writer some inspired by his visits to Greece. "This book is affectionately dedicated to all the resolute and imaginative liars that I met in the island of Alonissos." Author inscription "For Lillian from David. Toronto April 8/86" 52p.. Signed by Author. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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Frost on the Window and Other Poems

by Stewart,Mary

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Published
1990
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1st UK Edition.
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9780340537732
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1990 "Classical legend and location, myth and magic, birds and animals and the love of natural beauty ."l Exceptionally neat copy, dj is price clipped else fine. 1st UK Edition.. Hard Cover. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped.
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Bedrock

by Solway, David [Andreas Karavis]

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Published
1993
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1st Can Ed.
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9781550650419
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Montreal: Signal Editions/ Vehicule Press, 1993 "This collection of poetry was inspired by stays on various Greek islands and by the work of several poets the author has known and admired - Nikos Gatsos, Henrik Nordtbrand, and Andreas Karavis. As with all books of travel poetry, "Bedrock" is a marriage of subject and object, self and other." Errata sheet laid.… Read more
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Five Canadian Poets in Greece : Dudek, Gustafson,Layton, Purdy,Solway : A Bi-Lingual Edition (IN GREEK and in English)

by Sampson, Theodore (Ed)

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Published
1974
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1st Greek Edition.
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Athens: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sciences, 1974 An anthology of poems by Canadian authors ( Louis Dudek, Ralph Gustafson, Irving Layton,Al Purdy and David Solway) who have been influenced by their visits to Greece and their reading of Greek literature. 77p.illus.. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illus. by Rae Sampson.
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Five Canadian Poets in Greece : Dudek, Gustafson,Layton, Purdy,Solway : A Bi-Lingual Edition (IN GREEK and in English)

by Sampson, Theodore (Ed)

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1974
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Athens: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sciences, 1974 An anthology of poems by Canadian authors ( Louis Dudek, Ralph Gustafson, Irving Layton,Al Purdy and David Solway) who have been influenced by their visits to Greece and their reading of Greek literature. 77p.illus.. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illus. by Rae Sampson.
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Greece : A Literary Companion

by Garrett, Martin

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Published
1994
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1st.UK Ed..
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London: John Murray., 1994 Gazetteer of Greek places as described by poets and writers through the ages. 228p. bibliography. index. Revire copy - publisher's lanel on ffep.. 1st.UK Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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In Unknown Seas : A Poem

by Horton, George

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Published
1895
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First Edition.
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1895 Original edition in pale green boards, Name of previous owner on ffep. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good.
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