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Searching for Sappho

Freeman, Philip

Searching for Sappho

the lost songs and world of the first woman poet : including new translations of all of Sappho"s surviving poetry

by Freeman, Philip

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historia,
  • Greek poetry,
  • History and criticism,
  • Grekisk poesi

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Freeman
    ContributionsSappho. author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4409 .F74 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 306 pages
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26883751M
    ISBN 100393242234
    ISBN 109780393242232
    LC Control Number2015039760
    OCLC/WorldCa924683859

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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 Poetess". Nonetheless, although most people have heard of Sappho, the story of her lost poems and the lives of the ancient women they celebrate has never been told for a general audience.

Searching for Sappho is the exciting tale of the rediscovery of Sappho’s poetry and of Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. From her descriptions of erotic love, Freeman concludes that Sappho preferred women.

Appended to the biography are the author’s translations of nearly pieces. “I long for and seek after,” one fragment reads, serving well as an epigraph for this evocative book about a mysterious ancient literary : Philip Freeman.

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Freeman uses Author: Lucasta Miller. Searching for Sappho is the exciting tale of the rediscovery of Sappho’s poetry and of the woman and world they reveal. About the Author The author of more than a dozen books on the ancient world, Philip Freeman is a professor and chair of the classics department at Luther College.

An exploration of the fascinating poetry, life, and world of Sappho, including a complete translation of all her poems., Searching for Sappho, The Lost Songs and World of. For more than 25 centuries the poems of Sappho—the first female writer in literary history—were all but unknown.

A few brief quotations preserved by ancient Greek and Roman authors kept readers wanting more throughout the ages. Philip Freeman's "Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet," provides readers with translation and interpretation of all.

Searching for Sappho | For more than twenty-five centuries, all that the world knew of the poems of Sappho--the first woman writer in literary history--were a few.

Searching for Sappho has the ambitious aim of “introducing new translations of all Sappho’s surviving poetry”. This means a new book this year, because more new poems have come to light in both andincluding this one. Searching for Sappho is the exciting tale of the rediscovery of Sappho’s poetry and of the woman and world they reveal.

Reviews: “Philip Freeman brings sexy back in Searching for Sappho.” —Vanity Fair “[Freeman] .Freeman’s book is full of light and life. Searching for Sappho is the exciting tale of the rediscovery of Sappho’s poetry and of the woman and world they reveal.

My Thoughts: This year I have been endeavouring to read more poetry by women, and as a result have discovered the work of Sappho, the first known woman poet. Searching for Sappho by Philip Freeman Author:Philip Freeman, Date: Ma ,Views: 64 Author:Philip Freeman Language: eng Format: epub Publisher: W.

Norton & Company A PIECE OF parchment from the sixth century AD preserves a different kind of love poem by Sappho.

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5/5. Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet Philip Freeman. Norton, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Classics. The words are beautiful. This book tries to piece together that life that Sappho lived and the poems she wrote.

In order to flush out a full book, the author fills in details of life as it would have been perhaps for Sappho at that time. Many of these details are astonishing. Sappho lived on the island of Lesbos during a politically charged time.Sappho has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sappho’s most popular book is If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho.