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    DescriptionThis volume combines the author's various scholarly writings on the Greek poet Sappho, including two major unpublished studies, "The Rosy-Fingered Moon: Imagination and Reality in the Poems of Sappho" and "The Garden of the Graces: The Survival of the Bronze-Age Religious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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    Title
    Sappho
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas McEvilley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780882145747
    ISBN 10: 0882145746
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25770
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 495
    BISAC V2.8: LIT014000, LIT004190
    DC21: 884.01
    DC22: 884/.01, 884.01
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: PA4409 .M34 2008
    Edition statement
    New.
    Publisher
    Spring
    Imprint name
    Spring
    Publication date
    01 October 2008
    Author Information
    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).
    Review quote
    Mention Book News, February 2009