It Was Fever That Made the World

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This sophisticated first collection by Jim Powell synthesizes personal and world history to produce a compelling vision of the past, through verse letters to friends and relatives, translations of Horace, Propertius, Sappho, and others, and allusions to ancient figures of history and mythology. "I find it difficult to overpraise the ease of this writing, which in one act combines succinct physical presentation and explanation of it. . . . It is perhaps here that Jim Powell, not yet forty, most shows his superiority to many ...

It Was Fever That Made the World 1989, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226677071

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It Was Fever That Made the World 1989, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226677064

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