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Sappho
     

Sappho

by Thomas McEvilley
 

This volume on the Lesbian poet Sappho represents many years of work and includes two major unpublished new studies: "The Garden of the Graces: The Survival of Bronze Age Religious Motifs into the Modern Lyric Poem," and "The Clear-Voiced Song-Loving Lyre: Recent Explorations in Sapphic Studies."

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This volume on the Lesbian poet Sappho represents many years of work and includes two major unpublished new studies: "The Garden of the Graces: The Survival of Bronze Age Religious Motifs into the Modern Lyric Poem," and "The Clear-Voiced Song-Loving Lyre: Recent Explorations in Sapphic Studies."

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Mention -Book News, February 2009

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882145747
Publisher:
Spring Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas McEvilley is a professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he heads the department of Art Criticism and Writing. Previously, he taught at Rice University in Houston, Texas. McEvilley holds a Ph.D. in classical philology. In addition to Greek and Latin, he has studied Sanskrit and has taught numerous courses on Greek and Indian culture, history of religion and philosophy, and art. He has published countless scholarly monographs and articles on early Greek poetry, philosophy, and religion, including the monumental study, The Shape of Ancient Thought: Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies (2002).

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