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Sappho to Valery

Poems in Translation

by John Frederick Nims

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Published by University of Arkansas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Poetry,
  • Collections

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8598660M
    ISBN 101557281416
    ISBN 109781557281418

    From Acrostics: First Cycle: “Sappho” 1 Something magical flutters again. Angel or demon knocks at my heart? Feelings that fear to assume my form Oh, how impotent is the frigid word! 3 January 2 Strange whispers of alien words, Aroma of Japanese rose gardens Fantastical and mist-ridden Oracles of ethereal daydreams.


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Sappho to Valery by John Frederick Nims Download PDF EPUB FB2

By Sappho to Valéry, Nims clearly means Sappho, Valéry and everything in between. The book's contents span 27 centuries (from the seventh century BC to the early s) in ten different languages (French, Spanish, Catalan, Greek, Latin, Italian, Galician, Provençal, German and, of course, English.) I.

The introductory essayCited by: 2. Revised and enlarged, the second edition of Sappho to Valéry includes both the originals and translations of ninety-eight poems from nine different languages. Nims offers new and lively interpretations of a number of poems that have been translated and others available in /5(6).

Book Description: Revised and enlarged, the second edition of Sappho to Valéry includes both the originals and translations of ninety-eight poems from nine different languages. Nims offers new and lively interpretations of a number of poems that have been translated and others available in.

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Sappho Sappho to Valery book Valéry. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Sappho to Valery book Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Frederick Nims.

Sappho to Valéry: Poems in Translation [John Frederick Nims]. Revised and enlarged, the second edition of Sappho to Valéry includes both the originals and translations of ninety-eight poems from nine different languages.

Nims offers new and lively in. “John Frederick Nims’s book of poems in translation, Sappho to Valéry, is handsome and impressive All of the poems are presented en face, with a brilliant commentary and informative introductions illuminating the problems and the solutions of a modern translator.

Nims is not only on the side of the angels, he is on the side of the. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china Foldoutcount.

Sappho’s legacy is her poetry, though most of it is lost. In the 3rd and 2nd centuries BCE her writings were collected in a nine-book edition of lyrics, but that work did not endure beyond the 8th or 9th century CE. Our knowledge of Sappho comes from quotations in other authors and from papyrus finds.

వ్యాసకర్త: వాడ్రేవు చినవీరభద్రుడు (ఈ వ్యాసాన్ని మొదట. Hudson Review, winter,Vernon Young, review of Sappho to Valery Poems in Translation. Insight on the News, Februreview of The Complete Poems of Michelangelo, p.

Kenyon Reviews, summer-fall,Mark Jarman, review of The Complete Poems of Michelangelo, pp. Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 49 pages in the PDF version.

This translation by Edwin Marion Cox was originally published in Description. This edition reintroduces Sappho to the modern reader, providing a vivid, contemporary translation, which captures the spareness and the intensity of Sappho's line.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Sappho to Valery: Poems in Translation at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Poems in Translation: Sappho to Valéry By John Frederick Nims J.F. Nims' Poems in Translation: Sappho to Valéry (like Nims' posthumous collection of original poetry The Powers of Heaven and Earth) is a book that I have loved and admired for years, for both good and bad reasons.

The book's range marks it as a tour de force of Nims' discursive erudition. Sappho to Valéry: Poems in Translation, by John F. Nims Collected Translations (Poetry pleiade), by Edwin Morgan Recommended language-specific translations and learning materials: Arabic Recommended Learning Materials and Student Texts An Anthology of Arabic Poetry, by Wahab Alansari Poems of Al-Mutanabbî, by A.J.

Arberry. 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 means to her happiness.

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. Vernon Young called Sappho to Valery "one of those books I would not willingly live without, once having made its acquaintance." In the Hudson Review, Young expressed "pure delight with Nims's craftsmanship; his wit, his common sense and his resolve to convey a poem's form as accurately as possible, or, where accuracy is plainly impossible to.

The editor seemed to leave a lot out, especially a few of her better known poems that I have read in class—how upsetting. I bought another addition of Sappho’s poetry to read at a later date, in hopes that I will enjoy that one more. Sappho’s poetry in general is so impactful, emotional, and powerful still though/5(11).

Sappho to Valery: Poems in Translation () Saint John of the Cross (). Poems of St. John of the Cross. Translator John Frederick Nims. University of Chicago Press. ISBN CS1 maint: uses authors parameter CS1 maint: others ; Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry () Michelangelo Buonarroti ().

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.

Mr. Nims's books of translations included ''Sappho to Valery: Poems in Translation,'' ''The Poems of St. John of the Cross'' and, last year, ''The Complete Poems of Michelangelo.''.

The ancients had seven or nine books of her poetry (the first book originally consisted of Sapphic stanzas; named for her, it consists of three long lines followed by one short line).

Only fragments of her verse survive; the longest (seven stanzas) is an invocation to Aphrodite asking her to help the poet in her relation with a beloved woman. LYRIC Sappho I: GREEK Loeb Classics Poetry and Campbell, - by Alcaeus ed.

- Alcaeus by LYRIC and Poetry Classics Sappho Campbell, GREEK I: Loeb Sappho's Boat Poems by Eileen Myles / First Edition Sappho's Boat Poems: $ Little is known with certainty about the life of Sappho, or Psappha in her native Aeolic dialect.

She was born probably about B.C. to an aristocratic family on the island of Lesbos during a great cultural flowering in the area.

Apparently her birthplace was either Eressos or Mytilene, the main city on the island, where she seems to have lived for some time. Sappho. [Works. English. ] The poetry of Sappho / Sappho ; translated by Jim Powell. Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN ; (pbk.) 1. Sappho—Translations into English. Love poetry, Greek—Translations into English. Powell, Jim, – II. Title. PAE5P69 ˙—dc Sappho (/ ˈ s æ f oʊ /; Greek: Σαπφώ Sapphō [sap.pʰɔ̌ː]; 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.

SAPPHO TO VALERY: Poems in Translation, by John Frederick Nims. Rutgers. $ SIMPLICITIES, by Oscar Mandel. Spectrum Productions Book, Los Angeles. $ WORDS from his first three books, covering the years between and i, many of the earliest have been returned to their pre-revised form which, upon.

To place an order by phone, please call the Chicago Distribution Center: If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or just have a suggestion, please email cmoss (at) or call John Frederick Nims was an American poet and academic.

Life He graduated from DePaul University, University of Notre Dame with an M.A., and from the University of Chicago with a Ph.D. in He published reviews of the works by Robert Lowell and W. Merwin. He taught English at Harvard University, the University of Florence, the University of Toronto, Williams College and.

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.

Sappho to Valery (Translator) 36 copies; Of Flesh and Bone 6 copies; The Six-Cornered Snowflake and Other Poems (New Directions Paperbook, ) 5 copies; Selected Poems (Phoenix Series) 5 copies; The Powers of Heaven and Earth: New and Selected Poems 4 copies; Poetry September; Volume CXXXIV, Number 6 2 copies.

The Soldier and the Lady; Poems of Archilochus and Sappho. New Rochelle: The Elizabeth Press, Moore, Virginia. Distinguished Women Writers. Port Washington: Kennikat Press, Nims, John F. Sappho to Valery: Poems in Translation.

New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, Page, Denys. Sappho and Alcaeus; an Introduction to the. Sappho was reported to have three brothers; Erigyius (or Eurygius), Larichus and Charaxus.

The Oxyrhynchus papyrus says that Charaxus was the eldest but that Sappho was more fond of the young Larichus. According to Athenaeus, Sappho often praised Larichus for pouring wine in the town hall of Mytilene, an office held. Looking for books by Sappho.

See all books authored by Sappho, including Sappho: A New Translation, and If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho, and more on Nims also edited a number of books, including The Poem Itself (with Stanley Burnshaw and others, ), Ovid’s Metamorphoses: The Arthur Golding Translation, (), and James Shirley’s.

There is no precise evidence of how many books Sappho wrote. According to some data, she created seven books.

Unfortunately, only nearly lines of her poetry were preserved till these days. One of the most famous Sappho’s poems is “Ode to Aphrodite.” Even. He has translated St. John of the Cross and brought together his translations of other non-English poets from Sappho to Valery. In ''Western. He has been the Phi Beta Kappa poet at the College of William and Mary and at Harvard University.

He has also published several books of translations, including Sappho to Valery: Poems in Translation, The Poems of St. John of the Cross, and The Complete Poems of Michelangelo and edited The Harper Anthology of : $ “Oh, dear, dear Sappho, what awful things we must endure.

Truly, I’m leaving you against my will.” To which I replied, “All right, then, go ahead, abandon me be happy. But remember me because I cared for no one else. Because if you forget, I’ll remind you of the good things we lived through together.

He is also the author of many translations, most famously Sappho to Valery: Poems in Translation (), as well as several critical works and a widely used textbook, Western Wind: An Introduction to .Edited with Alexandra Oliver "This comprehensive and joyous celebration of metered verse—from Shakespeare to slam poetry—brings together some of the best rhythmic lines in literature." —From the Publisher INCLUDES Auden, Blake, Brooks, Coleridge, Dickinson, Dunbar, Fenton, Frost, Hughes, Longfellow, Millay, Nelson, Poe, Stevenson, Walcott, and many more One of the most enlightening .Sappho to Valery: Poems in Translation () Saint John of the Cross ().

Poems of St. John of the Cross. Translator John Frederick Nims. University of Chicago Press. Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry () Michelangelo Buonarroti (). The complete poems of Michelangelo. Translator John Frederick Nims. University of Chicago Press.