This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey is the best and bestloved modem translation of the greatest of all epic poems. Since 1961, this Odyssey has sold more than two million copies, and it is the standard translation for three generations of students and poets. The Noonday Press is delighted to publish a new edition of this classic work.Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War. Homer's tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure, and mortal danger reaches the English-language reader in all its glory.Of the many translations published since World War II only Fitzgerald's has won admiration as a great poem in English. The noted classicist D. S. Carne-Ross explains the many aspects of its artistry in his Introduction, written especially for this new edition.The Noonday Press edition also features a map, a Glossary of Names and Places, and Fitzgerald's Postscript. Line drawings precede each book of the poem. Codice inventario libreria
Robert Fitzgerald's translation of The Odyssey has been the standard translation for more than three generations of students and poets. Macmillan Audio is delighted to publish the first ever audio edition of this classic work, the greatest of all epic poems. Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited for audio, recounting the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War. Homer's tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure, and mortal danger reaches the English-language listener in all its glory.
In keeping with the oral tradition of the time, Dan Stevens, whose many celebrated performances include Downton Abbey's Matthew Crawley, makes this epic tale come alive. The listener becomes totally immersed in the adventure and drama of the story – this is the way The Odyssey was meant to be experienced.
Also included on the program is a portion of the poem read in ancient Greek so that listeners may experience the lyricism and music of the original language.
From the Inside Flap: Introduction by Seamus Heaney; Translation by Robert Fitzgerald
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Descrizione libro Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria WARE0034874
Descrizione libro Farrar, Straus and Giroux, N. Y., 1998. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. First Thus. Fine copy, in jacket with only insignificant traces of wear to extremities. Codice libro della libreria 13048
Descrizione libro Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. Condizione libro: Good. Reprint. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP64566619
Descrizione libro Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. 1st. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 0374224382