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classics in translation

Frank Seymour Smith

classics in translation

an annotated guide to the best translations of the Greek and Latin classics into English

by Frank Seymour Smith

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Published by Burt Franklin in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published : London : Scribners, 1930.

Statementwith a preface by Henry Bartlett van Hoesen.
SeriesBurt Franklin bibliography & reference series -- 240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19234205M


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The books below were published at least 50 years ago (so nothing after ). The book descriptions come from publisher : Rebecca Hussey. : Classics in Translation, Volume I: Greek Literature (): MacKendrick, Paul L., Howe, Herbert M.: Books/5(3). The Book of Change: An Important New Translation of the Ancient Chinese Book of Divination.

New York: E. Dutton, 年. Lynn, Richard John (林理璋). The Classic of Changes: A Classics in translation book Translation of the I Ching. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 年. Rutt, Richard (茹特). The Book of Changes (Zhouyi): A Bronze Age.

My understanding is that this "penguin classics" version has a better translation than the "free" version going around on the internet. It you're going to devote ~64 hours to an experience of life and death in old France, best put in a few bucks to get the best translation possible/5().

I first thought the english book a little hard so i waited for it to be translated, but i had read enough for me to react when i came to chapter 27 or something.

I controlled book editions and found the the swedish edition was one chapter short. I also realised that most of the things catholic in the book was not there in the swedish edition.

This book will appeal to a wide audience including classicists, specialists in reception and translation studies, students of comparative literature, and literary readers. Two chapters give readings of the Odyssey and the Oresteia; others focus on.

Classics in Translation, Volume I book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Here, translated into modern English, are the works of l /5(16).

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I'm slightly tempted to try out the Fagles' verse translation, but I wonder if I'd be better off with prose. No home library is complete without the classics.

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