This deluxe edition of Virgil's epic poems, recounting the wanderings of Aeneas and his companions after the fall of Troy, contains an introduction by Allen Mandelbaum and fourteen powerful renderings created by Barry Moser to illustrate this volume.
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A modern poetic translation of The Aeneid by distinguished poet and Oxford Professor C. Day Lewis. Present day readers will find all the beauty, nobility, excitement and humanity of the original in this masterful English version.From the Inside Flap:
"A brilliant translation; the only one since Dryden which reads like English verse and conveys some of the majesty and pathos of the original."—Bernard M. W. Knox
"Mandelbaum has . . . given us a contemporary experience of the masterpiece, at last."—David Ignatow
"The book has a wonderful, detailed liveliness in every line."—Robert Fagles
"Comes closer to the impossible goal of perfection than any of the numerous efforts that have poured out of American and British presses since World War II."—William S. Anderson
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Descrizione libro Hardback. Condizione libro: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Codice libro della libreria GOR008056618