9780147505606

Iliad, Odyssey, and Aeneid box set (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)

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    9780147505606

  • ISBN10:

    0147505607

  • Format: Boxed Set
  • Copyright: 9/30/2009
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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Summary

A glorious boxed set featuring Robert Fagles's award-winning translations of the three great epics of Western literature ONE OF THE PREEMINENT translators of our time, Robert Fagles's interpretations of these epic poems give new life to three seminal works in the Western canon. The Penguin Classic Deluxe Editions of The Iliad, The Odyssey, and The Aeneidare collected here for the first time in a specially designed gift box. Each volume contains a superb introduction by renowned classicist Bernard Knox.

Author Biography

Robert Fagles (1933-2008) was the Arthur W. Marks -'19 Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus, at Princeton University. He won the 1997 PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Bernard Knox is Director Emeritus of Harvard-'s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.

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