Poets in a Landscape download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gilbert Highet

Poets in a Landscape download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gilbert Highet year 2010
  • Book name: Poets in a Landscape
  • Author: Gilbert Highet
  • Release date: 2010/5/28
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781590173381
  • Rating: 9.2 of 10
  • Votes: 55
  • Review by: Felipa Findley
  • Review rating: 7.61 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/28
  • Total pages: 296
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Gilbert Highet was a legendary teacher at Columbia University, admired both for his scholarship and his charisma as a lecturer. Poets in a Landscape is his delightful exploration of Latin literature and the Italian landscape. As Highet writes in his introduction, 'I have endeavored to recall some of the greatest Roman poets by describing the places were they lived, recreating their characters and evoking the essence of their work.' The poets are Catullus, Vergil, Propertius, Horace, Tibullus, Ovid, and Juvenal. Highet brings them life, setting them in their historical context and locating them in the physical world, while also offering crisp modern translations of the poets' finest work. The result is an entirely sui generis amalgam of travel writing, biography, criticism, and pure poetry-altogether an unexcelled introduction to the world of the classics.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H29M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry Anthologies (various Poets), Poetry By Individual Poets, Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets, Biography: Literary, Guidebooks, Travel Writing
  • Available formats: PDB, WORD, DOC, TCR, TXT, EPUB, TXTz, PDF. Compressed in LHA, RAR, ACE, ZIP, 7Z, TAR.LZO, EML
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.97 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x201x20mm
  • Weight: 290g
  • Printed by: NYRB Classics
  • Published in: New York, United States
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