Sappho

Sappho translated by Willis Barnstone. 1965 Anchor Books, 208 pages. Includes the Greek along with the English translations. Sappho was known as a great poet in antiquity, but much of her work has been lost. Fragments attributed to her have been discovered in archaeological sites, or quoted in other author's works.  She is known for "spareness and intensity" as well as lesbian subject matter. This edition is meant to be accessible for the lay reader.

Condition: VG

"Come to me now, Muses.

Leave your gold house."

$15.00
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