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Odes : With Carmen Saeculare - by Horace (Paperback)

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Horace's Odes enjoys a long tradition of translation into English, most famously in versions that seek to replicate the quantitative rhythms of the Latin verse in rhymed quatrains. Stanley Lombardo, one of our preeminent translators of classical literature, now gives us a Horace for our own day that focuses on the dynamics, sense, and tone of the Odes, while still respecting its architectonic qualities.

In addition to notes on each of the odes, Anthony Corbeill offers an Introduction that sketches the poet's tumultuous political and literary careers, highlights the Odes' intricate construction and thematic breadth, and identifies some qualities of this work that shed light on a disputed question in its reception: Are these poems or lyrics?

This dual-language edition will prove a boon to students of classical civilization, Roman literature, and lovers of one of the great masters of Latin verse.
Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Literary Collections, Poetry, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc
Author: Horace
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2018
TCIN: 53508760
UPC: 9781624666889
Item Number (DPCI): 248-76-0719
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