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7 edition of The other Sappho found in the catalog.

The other Sappho

a novel

by Ellen Frye

  • 128 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Firebrand Books in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Sappho -- Fiction.,
    • Women poets -- Fiction.,
    • Lesbians -- Fiction.,
    • Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C. -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 214).

      Statementby Ellen Frye.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3556.R9 O84 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2201909M
      ISBN 100932379699, 0932379680
      LC Control Number89023607

        The Sappho History by Margaret Reynolds is the most recent of several books devoted to the reception of Sappho which have been published in English in the last 15 years. From Plato to John Updike and Rupert Graves to Sappho, the novelist chooses books that 'subvert, surprise, challenge and please' Published: 29 Sep Annabel Lyon's top 10 books .

        The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood Diana McLellan pp, Robson Books, £ If you drew a Venn diagram of Man's Best Fantasy and Man's Worst Nightmare, the Author: Julie Burchill. A list of poems by Sappho Only a handful of details are known about the life of Sappho. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

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The other sappho is the story of lykaina, a young unknown poet from the mountains of sparta who lived up to her name " wolf woman", when she learns the truth of why shes in sparta, with the request of the old women, she goes on a journey to lesbos to learn from the The other Sappho book sappho despite some of the weird erotic symbolism you might come across reading this book, this was a particularly good story from arete, the /5.

Other Sappho: A Novel Paperback – January 1, by Ellen Frye (Author)/5(2). A novel of ancient Greece relates the story of a young poetess named Lykaina, who journeys to the isle of Lesbos to study poetry with Sappho. The other Sappho: a novel.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. These fragments are collected together here in this volume of “The Poems of Sappho and Others” along with fragments of the other Greek monodist lyric poets contemporary to Sappho. Altogether we find the poetry of Alcaeus, Pythermus, Anacreon, Anacreontea, Corrina, Telesilla, Praxilla, Erinna as well as Sappho in this volume of poetry translated by Walter Petersen/5(3).

The most famous of which is probably Sappho, who was born sometime between and BCE on the Greek island of Lesbos. The famous Library of Alexandria collected Sappho's poems into nine books; however these editions have been lost.

Today only fragments of the poetess' work : Sappho. Sappho has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sappho’s most popular book is If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Other Sappho by Ellen Frye (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. This book Published by Sappho for Equality for Equality is a book for the awareness and advocacy for the rights of transgender people. The book contains medical, social, familial and legal issues that are faced by transgender people.

Category: FAQ Book Publisher: Sappho. 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 translate from those literatures poetry, to make them new and 4/4(13).

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. 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".

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. The famous Library of Alexandria collected Sappho's poems into nine books; however these editions have been lost.

Today only fragments of the poetess' work remains. These fragments are collected together here in this volume of " The Poems of Sappho and the Other Greek Lyricists" along with fragments of other Greek lyric poets contemporary to.

Warwick No. This is just a selection. Anne Carson's If Not, Winter is a modern translation of the complete surviving Sappho oeuvre, though most of the more No. This is just a selection. Anne Carson's If Not, Winter is a modern translation of the complete surviving Sappho oeuvre, though most of the fragments are just a few words.

This book picks the most important and beautiful bits, and /5. It occupies about a half of 76 poems all.

And also, his almost verse are filled with varied and wealthy meters. (-rhythmic structure, more than 30 different meters-). Like as the Bliss Carman's Sappho, John Myers O'Hara has composed his poems by the way of an interpretative rendition/5(17). Sappho I've heard about a great deal, but never actually read.

This book was, while a great introduction to her poetry, also a great introduction to the mystery of the woman behind it. This book was, while a great introduction to her poetry, also a great introduction to the mystery of the woman behind it/5.

The famous Library of Alexandria collected Sappho’s poems into nine books, unfortunately these editions have been lost. Today only fragments of the poetess’ work remains. These fragments are collected together here in this volume of “The Poems of Sappho and Others” along with fragments of the other Greek monodist lyric poets Pages:   Barnstone--lover, poet, and scholar--cannot make Sappho's fragments whole, but he makes us more aware of our loss than any other translation.

He gives us the abyss, and fragments of Sappho in startling English--a few words that in ancient Greek changed its music and made the walls of the city tremble."--Stanley Moss, author of Asleep in the Garden/5(34).Sappho, a poet of ancient Greece, is known through her work: ten books of verse published by the third and second centuries the Middle Ages, all copies were what we know of the poetry of Sappho is gleaned only through quotations in the writings of others.

One poem from Sappho survives in complete form, and the longest fragment of Sappho poetry is a mere 16 lines long.