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Reading Sappho

Contemporary Approaches (Classics and Contemporary Thought, 2)

by Ellen Greene

  • 384 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Greek islands,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Ancient & Classical,
  • Women and literature,
  • Greece,
  • Poetry,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Lesbos Island,
  • Lesbos Island (Greece),
  • Love poetry, Greek,
  • Sappho

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7710257M
    ISBN 100520206010
    ISBN 109780520206014

    Sappho, deeply in love with Phaon, tries to make him comfortable and at ease in his new environment by constantly expressing her love for him and telling him how much he . Justice of Aphrodite in Sappho I / Anne Carson Apostrophe and women's erotics in the poetry of Sappho / Ellen Greene Sappho and the other woman / Margaret Williamson. Subject headings Sappho--Criticism and interpretation. Sappho,--fl. ca. ca. B.C.- .

      With its brilliant introduction and dazzling notes, this is the book of Sappho you will want on your bedside table.”—David St. John, author of The Red Leaves of Night “Eros has been riding Barnstone’s back for years, whipping him across Spanish, French, Greek, Chinese poetry, across the poetry and prose of the biblical lands to 5/5(3). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

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Reading Sappho considers Sappho's poetry as a powerful, influential voice in the Western cultural tradition. Essays are divided into four sections: Language and Literary Context, Homer and Oral Tradition, Ritual and Social Context, and Women's Erotics. Contributors focus on literary history, mythic traditions, cultural studies, performance studies, recent work in feminist.

Reading Sappho considers Sappho's poetry as a powerful, influential voice in the Western cultural tradition. Essays are divided into four sections: "Language and Literary Context," "Homer and Oral Tradition", "Ritual and Social Context", and "Women's Erotics"/5.

Sappho (/ ˈ s æ f oʊ /; Greek: Σαπφώ Sappho; Aeolic Greek Ψάπφω Psápphō; c. – c. BC) was an Archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos. Sappho is known for her lyric poetry, written to be sung while accompanied by a lyre.

In ancient times, Sappho was widely regarded as one of the greatest lyric poets and was given names such as the "Tenth Muse" and "The. Mary Barnard (–) was a prominent Amreican poet, translator, and biographer with many books in her repertoire.

She studied Greek at Reed College and began to translate at Ezra Pound's instigation in the s. Her Assault on Mount Helicon: A Literary Memoir was published by the University of California Press in Two years later she received the Western States /5(26).

A legendary literary figure, Sappho has attracted readers, critics, and biographers ever since she composed poems on the island of Lesbos at the close of the seventh century B.C.

Bringing together some of the best recent criticism on the subject, this volume, together with Re-Reading Sappho, represents the first anthology of Sappho scholarship 5/5(2). Sappho has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Sappho’s most popular book is If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho. Reading Sappho considers Sappho's poetry as a powerful, influential voice in the Western cultural tradition.

Essays are divided into four sections: "Language and Literary Context," "Homer and Oral Tradition", "Ritual and Social Context", and "Women's Erotics". Contributors focus on literary history, mythic traditions, cultural studies, performance studies, recent work in feminist theory, 4/5(1).

Below, you’ll see three texts of Sappho Fragment 1: the original Greek, a transliteration, and then an English rendering by Diane J. Rayor, whose new book-length translation of most of the known Author: Daniel Mendelsohn. Re-Reading Sappho reflects the recent fascination with Sappho's afterlife.

The essays examine the changing interpretations of scholars and writers who have read the fragmentary remains of Sappho's poetry. As the contributors explore the ways that each generation creates its own Sappho, the Sapphic tradition itself becomes an index to changing.

Reading Sappho is a seductive project for a feminist. Although not the only woman poet known from antiquity, she is certainly the most significant. Her poetic achievement was so legendary that a poem attributed to Plato calls her the tenth Muse —an indication also of how transgressive was the role of woman poet.

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Bringing together some of the best recent criticism on the subject, this volume, together with Re-Reading Sappho, represents the first anthology of Sappho scholarship /5(15). Three Phaethon, Sappho's Phaon, and the White Rock of Leukas: "Reading" the Symbols of Greek Lyric Four Eros and Incantation: Sappho and Oral Poetry PART II HOMER AND THE ORAL TRADITION.

Sappho's poetry, long the most famous of ancient literature, is rendered superbly in this translation by Mary Barnard. Although as a child and young adult I never read literature seriously, various factors have made me curious about Sappho's writings and this small volume is an ideal pocket book or gift/5(5).

These fragments have often been interpreted as referring to Sappho's daughter or as confirming that Sappho had a daughter with this name.

But even if a biographic reading of the verses is accepted, this is not certain. Cleïs is referred to in fragment with the Greek word pais, which can as easily indicate a slave or any young person as an.

Get this from a library. Reading Sappho: contemporary approaches. [Ellen Greene;] -- "In this volume, scholarship on Sappho moves beyond a limiting focus on textual reconstruction or analysis of her possible biography to study her as a powerful and influential voice in.

Sappho has been constructed as many things: proto-feminist, lesbian icon and even - by the Victorians - chaste headmistress of a girls' finishing school. Yet ironically, as Page DuBois shows, the historical poet herself remains elusive.

We know that Sappho's contemporary Alcaeus described Brand: Bloomsbury Academic. In a way, Sappho has been returned to the ‘scroll’: that verb we use to describe continuous movement on digital platforms finds its origin in a noun, the scroll, an older form of reading where the reader has to carefully turn the handles on either side.

Sappho poems, quotations and biography on Sappho poet page. Read all poems of Sappho and infos about Sappho. The only contemporary source which refers to Sappho's life is her own body of poetry, and scholars are skeptical of biographical readings of it.The four sections of this book [Introduction, Translator's Note, translations, Notes on Ancient Sources] work remarkably well together, presenting the fragments of Sappho according to 'the idea of the isolated message' (xvii)/5(11).Re-Reading Sappho reflects the recent fascination with Sappho's "afterlife." The essays examine the changing interpretations of scholars and writers who have read the fragmentary remains of Sappho's poetry.

As the contributors explore the ways that each generation creates its own Sappho, the Sapphic tradition itself becomes an index to changing sensibilities and cultural 3/5(1).