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Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths - Kossman, Nina
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[ED: Hardcover], [PU: OXFORD UNIV PR], Kossman's anthology assembles some of the best of these poems inspired by ancient myths, organizing them by themse, and allowing the reader to compare one against the other - for example, one section assembels poems telling the stories of mythic lovers (Cupid and Psyche, Orpheus and Eurydice) another the many tales of miraculous transformations (Pygmalion and Galatea, Echo and Narcissus). With such a wide variety of the world's best poets to choose from - from all over the world and from any era since classical times - Kossman has had no difficulty creating a literary pantheon included are D. H. Lawrence, Derek Walcott, Rita Dove, Denise Levertov, Rilke, Pound, and Yeats. The collection should be a treasure for the innumerable debotees of both myth and poetry. This is an anthology of twentieth-century poetyr based on classical myths. The book brings together over three hundred poems offering modern and contemporary interpretations of the ancient stories. By presenting a new picture of Greek myths, this volume celebrates the presence of classical mythology in the consciousness of twentieth-century poets and proves that the classical tradition is as alive as ever and continues to be reinvented with every successive generation of poets. The book offers poems by such internationally famous poets as Auden, Yeats, Valery, Cavafy, Rilke, Akhmatova, and Mandelshtam, alonside works by contemporary poets writing in almost every European language. the inclusion of poems from Bengali and Chinese suggest that the continuing influence of Greek myth is not limited to the Western literary tradition. 316 pages Versandfertig in 2-4 Wochen, DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten)

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For centuries, poets have looked into the mirror of classical myth to show us the many ways our emotional lives are still reflected in the ancient stories of heroism, hubris, transformation, and loss that myths so eloquently tell. Now, in Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths , we have the first anthology to gather the great 20th century myth-inspired poems from around the world."Perhaps it is because the myths echo the structure of our unconscious that every new generation of poets finds them a source of inspiration and self-recognition," says Nina Kossman in her introduction to this marvelous collection. Indeed, from Valery, Yeats, Lawrence, Rilke, Akhmatova, and Auden writing in the first half of the century to such contemporary poets as Lucille Clifton, Derek Walcott, Rita Dove, Wislawa Szymborska, and Mark Strand, the material of Greek myth has elicited a poetry of remarkably high achievement. And by organizing the poems first into broad categories such as "Heroes," "Lovers," "Trespassers," and secondly around particular mythological figures such as Persephone, Orpheus, or Narcissus, readers are treated to a fascinating spectrum of poems on the same subject. For example, the section on Odysseus includes poems by Cavafy, W. S. Merwin, Gregory Corso, Gabriel Zaid, Louise Gluck, Wallace Stevens, and many others. Thus we are allowed to see the familiar Greek hero refracted through the eyes, and sharply varying stylistic approaches, of a wide range of poets from around the world.Here, then, is a collection of extraordinary poems that testifies to--and amply rewards--our ongoing fascination with classical myth. Poetry Poetry eBook, Oxford University Press

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For centuries, poets have looked into the mirror of classical myth to show us the many ways our emotional lives are still reflected in the ancient stories of heroism, hubris, transformation, and loss that myths so eloquently tell. Now, inGods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths, we have the first anthology to gather the great 20th century myth-inspired poems from around the world. "Perhaps it is because the myths echo the structure of our unconscious that every new generation of poets finds them a source of inspiration and self-recognition," says Nina Kossman in her introduction to this marvelous collection. Indeed, from Valery, Yeats, Lawrence, Rilke, Akhmatova, and Auden writing in the first half of the century to such contemporary poets as Lucille Clifton, Derek Walcott, Rita Dove, Wislawa Szymborska, and Mark Strand, the material of Greek myth has elicited a poetry of remarkably high achievement. And by organizing the poems first into broad categories such as "Heroes," "Lovers," "Trespassers," and secondly around particular mythological figures such as Persephone, Orpheus, or Narcissus, readers are treated to a fascinating spectrum of poems on the same subject. For example, the section on Odysseus includes poems by Cavafy, W. S. Merwin, Gregory Corso, Gabriel Zaid, Louise Gluck, Wallace Stevens, and many others. Thus we are allowed to see the familiar Greek hero refracted through the eyes, and sharply varying stylistic approaches, of a wide range of poets from around the world. Here, then, is a collection of extraordinary poems that testifies to--and amply rewards--our ongoing fascination with classical myth. Books, [PU: Oxford University Press]

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From Valery, Yeats, Lawrence, Rilke, Akhmatova, and Auden writing in the first half of the century to such contemporary poets as Lucille Clifton, Derek Walcott, Rita Dove, Wislawa Szymborska, and Mark Strand, the material of Greek myth has elicited a poetry of remarkably high achievement. And by organizing the poems first into broad categories such as "Heroes," "Lovers," "Trespassers," and secondly around particular mythological figures such as Persephone, Orpheus, or Narcissus, Kossman treats readers to a fascinating spectrum of poems on the same subject. Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths Kossman, Nina, Oxford University Press, USA

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Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths

This anthology gathers the great 20th-century myth-inspired poems from around the world, by the likes of Valery, Yeats, Lawrence, Rilke, Akhmatova, and Auden writing in the first half of the century to contemporary poets such as Lucille Clifton, Derek Walcott, Rita Dove and Wislawa Szymborska.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780195133417
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0195133412
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2001
Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR
320 Pages
Weight: 0,640 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0195133412

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0-19-513341-2, 978-0-19-513341-7


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