Download Homer's Odyssey by Simon Armitage PDF

By Simon Armitage

Initially commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage recasts Homer's epic as a chain of dramatic dialogues. His model bristles with the financial system, wit and guile that we have got come to count on from probably the most person voices of his new release.

Show description

Read Online or Download Homer's Odyssey PDF

Similar poetry books

Gone (New California Poetry, Volume 7)

This selection of new poems by means of probably the most revered poets within the usa makes use of motifs of increase and restoration, doubt and conviction—in an emotional relation to the recognized international. Heralded as "one of our most important, unclassifiable writers" via the Voice Literary complement, Fanny Howe has released greater than twenty books and is the recipient of the Gold Medal for Poetry from the Commonwealth membership of California.

Canti: Poems (Bilingual Edition)

Giacomo Leopardi is Italy's maximum sleek poet, the 1st ecu author to painting and look at the self in a fashion that feels customary to us this day. an excellent classical student and patriot, he explored metaphysical loneliness in fullyyt unique methods. even though he died younger, his impact used to be huge, immense, and it really is no exaggeration to assert that every one sleek poetry, not just in Italian, derives ultimately from his paintings.

Moortown Diary

Initially released in 1979, Moortown Diary is the up to date model of Ted Hughes's acclaimed Devon farming series, written over a interval of numerous years within which he used to be spending virtually each day open air, both gardening or farming. The creation and notes (added in 1989) cartoon within the heritage from which those outstanding poems emerged as an improvised verse magazine, sparely edited, coalescing spontaneously at the web page.

Thieves' Latin (Iowa Poetry Prize)

Ah, Writ occurs, just like the con males who depend on thieves' Latin to ply their exchange, the poems in Peter Jay Shippy's award-winning assortment do not play good with different poems. they're tricky. They rave. they're unsettling and blunt. They crash automobiles and trip tsunamis and hitch rides on tugs. additionally they supply a modern, ironic, and delicate view of the USA, all of the whereas layering wordplay, cleverness, and sentiment.

Extra resources for Homer's Odyssey

Sample text

Without it, v. 3 would also have a balanced length in both halves. 31. Michael V. Fox, Proverbs 1–9: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB 18a; New York: Doubleday, 2000) 97. Review of Recent Literature and Methodology 17 Verses 12–13 seem to be genuine exceptions to the norm. In v. 12 the second half of the line is four consonants longer than the first, and there does not seem to be any discernible reason within the verse itself for this.  13, the balance is tipped in the other direction, with the first half-line being longer than the second by five consonants.

A. Strawn, “Parallelism,” DOTWPW, 502–15. ), Sacred Conjectures, vii–viii, 1–154. A spirited defense of the value of Lowth’s contribution is Rudolf Smend’s “Der Entdecker des Parallelismus: Robert Lowth (1710–1787),” in Prophetie und Psalmen: Festschrift für Klaus Seybold zum 65. Geburtstag (ed. Beat Huwyler, Hans-Peter Mathys, and Beat Weber; AOAT 280; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2001) 185–99. Roland Meynet, Rhetorical Analysis: An Introduction to Biblical Rhetoric ( JSOTSup 256; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998); J.

Michael V. Fox, Proverbs 1–9: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB 18a; New York: Doubleday, 2000) 97. Review of Recent Literature and Methodology 17 Verses 12–13 seem to be genuine exceptions to the norm. In v. 12 the second half of the line is four consonants longer than the first, and there does not seem to be any discernible reason within the verse itself for this.  13, the balance is tipped in the other direction, with the first half-line being longer than the second by five consonants.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.71 of 5 – based on 29 votes
 

Author: admin