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eBook Palladas: Poems (Poetica) ePub

by Tony Harrison,Palladas

  • ISBN: 0856460206
  • Category: Ancient and Medieval Literature
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Tony Harrison,Palladas
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Anvil Press Poetry; 1st edition (June 1975)
  • Pages: 48
  • ePub book: 1178 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1613 kb
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  • Rating: 4.2
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British poet Harrison translates 70 poems, a small percentage of Palladas's work which has come down to us, but a. .My only problem is that Harrison translates into a rhyming scheme.

British poet Harrison translates 70 poems, a small percentage of Palladas's work which has come down to us, but a fine taste of this man's acidic wit. The thing is, most Greek and Latin poems did not rhyme. Translators however feel the need to enforce rhyme in their work, doubtless because they wish to cater to the common misconception that if it don't rhyme, it ain't poetry

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Palladas Poems (Poetica). 085646127X (ISBN13: 9780856461279).

Tony Harrison's selected versions do justice to the 4th-century AD schoolmaster and epigrammatist from Alexandria, compellingly recreating the bitter wit of a man trapped physically in poverty and persecution and metaphysically in a deep sense of the futile. Palladas Poems (Poetica).

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Tony Harrison was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, in 1937. the Whitbread Prize for Poetry in 1993); The Shadow of Hiroshima and Other Film Poems (Faber, 1995; awarded William Heinemann Prize 1996); Laureate’s Block (Penguin, 2000); Under the Clock (Penguin, 2005); and Collected Poems (Penguin, 2007). Tony Harrison is Britain’s leading theatre and film poet.

Tony Harrison is Britain’s leading poet-playwright. Yet, reflecting Harrison's own experiences of teaching in Nigeria and working in Prague, the book ranges widely in location and topic, from childhood encounters with sex in Leeds to tales of love in Eastern Europe.

Book Ends by Tony Harrison

Book Ends by Tony Harrison. I. Baked the day she suddenly dropped dead we chew it slowly that last apple pie. Shocked into sleeplessness you're scared of bed. We never could talk much, and now don't try. You're like book ends, the pair of you, she'd say, Hog that grate, say nothing, sit, sleep, star. he 'scholar' me, you, worn out on poor pay, only our silence made us seem a pair. Not as good for staring in, blue gas, too regular each bud, each yellow spike.

Browse through Palladas's poems and quotes. Palladas (Greek: Παλλαδᾶς; fl. 4th century AD) was a Greek poet, who lived in Alexandria, Egypt. 35 poems of Palladas. Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams, Annabel Lee.

Tony Harrison (born 30 April 1937) is an English poet, translator and playwright. Tony Harrison has a degree in classics and, as well as translating classic verse plays, he has also translated classic brief poems. He was born in Leeds, the son of a baker, and educated at Leeds Grammar School and at Leeds University.