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This volume combines the author's various scholarly writings on the Greek poet Sappho, including two major unpublished studies, "The Rosy-Fingered Moon: Imagination and Reality in the Poems of Sappho" and "The Garden of the Graces: The Survival of the Bronze-Age Religious Motifs into the Modern Lyric Poem," as well as a new complete translation of Sappho's poetry.

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 27.94mm | 544.31g
  • Spring Publications
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0882145746
  • 9780882145747
  • 861,678

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About Thomas McEvilley

Thomas McEvilley is a professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he heads the department of Art Criticism and Writing. Previously, he taught at Rice University in Houston, Texas. McEvilley holds a Ph.D. in classical philology. In addition to Greek and Latin, he has studied Sanskrit and has taught numerous courses on Greek and Indian culture, history of religion and philosophy, and art. He has published countless scholarly monographs and articles on early Greek poetry, philosophy, and religion, including the monumental study, The Shape of Ancient Thought: Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies (2002).

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