Iliad, Odyssey, and Aeneid Box Set: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Author:   Homer ,  Homer ,  Professor Robert Fagles ,  Professor Bernard Knox
Publisher:   Penguin Putnam Inc
ISBN:  

9780147505606


Publication Date:   30 October 2013
Recommended Age:   From 18 years
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Homer ,  Homer ,  Professor Robert Fagles ,  Professor Bernard Knox
Publisher:   Penguin Putnam Inc
Imprint:   Penguin Classics
Dimensions:   Width: 14.70cm , Height: 12.20cm , Length: 22.10cm
Weight:   2.041kg
ISBN:  

9780147505606


ISBN 10:   0147505607
Publication Date:   30 October 2013
Recommended Age:   From 18 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Robert Fagles is the best living translator of ancient Greek drama, lyric poetry, and epic into modern English. <br> -Garry Wills, The New Yorker <br><br> Mr. Fagles has been remarkably successful in finding a style that is of our time and yet timeless. <br>-Richard Jenkyns, The New York Times Book Review <br><br> Robert Fagles gives the full range of Virgil's drama, grandeur, and pathos in vigorous, supple modern English. It is fitting that one of the great translators of The Iliad and The Odyssey in our times should also emerge as a surpassing translator of The Aeneid . <br> -J. M. Coetzee


Robert Fagles is the best living translator of ancient Greek drama, lyric poetry, and epic into modern English. -Garry Wills, The New Yorker Mr. Fagles has been remarkably successful in finding a style that is of our time and yet timeless. -Richard Jenkyns, The New York Times Book Review Robert Fagles gives the full range of Virgil's drama, grandeur, and pathos in vigorous, supple modern English. It is fitting that one of the great translators of The Iliad and The Odyssey in our times should also emerge as a surpassing translator of The Aeneid . -J. M. Coetzee


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Homer was a Greek poet, recognized as the author of the great epics, the Iliad, the story of the siege of Troy, and the Odyssey, the tale of Ulysses's wanderings.

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