Chapman's Homeric Hymns and Other Homerica

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George Chapman's translations of Homer--immortalized by Keats's sonnet-- are the most famous in the English language. Swinburne praised their "romantic and sometimes barbaric grandeur," their "freshness, strength, and inextinguishable fire." And the great critic George Saintsbury wrote, "For more than two centuries they were the resort of all who, unable to read Greek, wished to know what the Greek was. Chapman is far nearer Homer than any modern translator in any modern language." This volume presents the original text ...

Chapman's Homeric Hymns and Other Homerica 2008, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691136769

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Chapman's Homeric Hymns and Other Homerica 2008, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691136752

With a New Afterword by the Au edition

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