Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First

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But the poet must guard against excessive academic knowledge and distill only the most essential bits of the past into a poem, thereby enlightening readers. There are a few misguided stragglers who still believe in something or other," I said. "Well, that gives me heart," he said. "Never give up the faith," I said. "Who said I ever had any?" he said. "Shame on you, Jasper. In 1898 she became interested in mission work in the West Indies. This was her introduction to writing. While she has written history and biography non-fiction for adults she has received the most of her joy from writing for teenagers.

Pages: 336

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (February 15, 2016)

ISBN: 0393242234

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