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  • Ovid's Poetry of Exile

    Ovid's Poetry of Exile
    av Ovid, David R. Slavitt, Ovid

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801839160

    Provides a modern translation of the poems Ovid sent back to Rome in hopes of convincing the emperor of ending his exile in Tomis

  • Dwindling

    Dwindling
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941561218

    Dwindling is a virtuoso work by the author of more than a hundred acclaimed works of fiction, drama, poetry, and translation. In this remarkable novel, David R. Slavitt is simultaneously critic and novelist, ringmaster and clown. He begins his discu…

  • The Book of the Twelve Prophets

    The Book of the Twelve Prophets

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195132144

    This is a glittering new translation of the portion of the Hebrew Bible known as the Book of the Twelve Prophets, or the Twelve "Minor" Prophets. In the Bible, the books of the prophets are arranged in rough order of length. The present group of wri…

  • The Book of Lamentations

    The Book of Lamentations
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801866173

    Distinguished poet and translator David R. Slavitt here provides a translation of and meditation upon the Book of Lamentations, the biblical account of the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in 587 B.C.,on the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av…

  • Menander

    Menander

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216523

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Plautus

    Plautus

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801850578

    "The works of Plautus," writes Palmer Bovie, "mark the real beginning of Roman literature." In these lively new translations, which effectively communicate the vitality and verve of the originals, the plays of Plautus are accessible to a new generat…

  • Plautus

    Plautus

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801850684

    "The works of Plautus," writes Palmer Bovie, "mark the real beginning of Roman literature." Now Bovie and David Slavitt have brought together a distinguished group of translators for the final two volumes of a four-volume set containing all twenty-o…

  • Plautus

    Plautus

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801850738

    "The works of Plautus," writes Palmer Bovie, "mark the real beginning of Roman literature." Now Bovie and David Slavitt have brought together a distinguished group of translators for the final two volumes of a four-volume set containing all twenty-o…

  • Plautus

    Plautus

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801850714

    "The works of Plautus," writes Palmer Bovie, "mark the real beginning of Roman literature." In these lively new translations, which effectively communicate the vitality and verve of the originals, the plays of Plautus are accessible to a new generat…

  • Crossroads

    Crossroads

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807117545

    In his twelfth book of original verse David R. Slavitt leads us to a crossroads where terror, loneliness, and despair are transfigured by love and art. Much of the collection centers on the poet's family history. In the title poem, Slavitt imagines…

  • The Poem of Queen Esther

    The Poem of Queen Esther
    av Joao Pinto Delgado

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195123746

    This is a translation of a Spanish poem by Jo o Pinto Delgado (c. 1585-1653) that is based on the biblical book of Esther. His choice of subject here was not accidental; the murderous persecution of the biblical Jews by the Persian King Haman stands…

  • Alice über alles

    Alice über alles
    av David R. Slavitt

    Inbunden - 2010 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783821862316

  • Aristophanes, 3

    Aristophanes, 3

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216981

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Civil Wars

    Civil Wars

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807151808

    Praise for David R. Slavitt ""Slavitt's touch is light, and he writes beautifully.... His satire is sharp, and he can be wildly funny.""- New York Times Book Review ""One of America's most lucid and classical poets.... Slavitt's attitude is, as one…

  • Short Stories Are Not Real Life

    Short Stories Are Not Real Life

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807124727

    In these fourteen beautifully crafted stories David R. Slavitt shows his mastery of the form. Elegant, spare, sometimes funny, sometimes elegiac- this collection reflects a writer in admirable control of his craft. The title story (complete with foo…

  • The Cliff

    The Cliff

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807117811

    John Smith is an imminent historian, secure in his well-paid position as an endowed professor at a major university. Any day he expects a favourable reply to his application for a residency at the Villa Sfrondata, a foundation-supported colony for a…

  • Alice at 80

    Alice at 80
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781654187552

    A novel about the Alice of Alice in Wonderland, who received an honorary degree from Columbia University as a stand-in for Lewis Carroll.

  • Euripides, 3

    Euripides, 3

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216509

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Eight Longer Poems

    Eight Longer Poems

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807115985

    In this volume David R. Slavitt brings together eight poems that deal largely with the mind's relation to history, personal history, and the history of myth and of empires. In addressing these two seemingly independent modes of thinking and remember…

  • Euripides, 4

    Euripides, 4

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216974

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • The Lays of Marie de France

    The Lays of Marie de France

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781927356357

    The twelve "lays" of the mysterious medieval poet Mariede France are here presented in sprightly English verse by poet andtranslator David R. Slavitt. Traditional Breton folktales were the rawmaterial for Marie de France's series of lively but profo…

  • Choruses from the Lost Plays of Sophocles

    Choruses from the Lost Plays of Sophocles
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781502561459

  • Vidui

    Vidui
    av David R. Slavitt

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604892321

  • The Seven Deadly Sins and Other Poems

    The Seven Deadly Sins and Other Poems

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807134030

    In The Seven Deadly Sins and Other Poems, veteran poet David R. Slavitt touches on topics from the mundane to the mysterious with his signature wit and intelligence. In Stupid, for instance, he transforms a simple head cold into an appreciation for…

  • Shiksa

    Shiksa
    av Independent Scholar David R Slavitt

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781936196401

  • Shiksa

    Shiksa
    av Independent Scholar David R Slavitt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781936196418

  • Virgil

    Virgil
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300051025

    Slavitt puts Virgil's poems in their biographical and historical context and provides analyses of the "Eclogues", the "Georgics", and the "Aeneid". He also looks at Virgil's continuing popularity and at the legends that grew up about him in the Midd…

  • Aristophanes, 2

    Aristophanes, 2

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216844

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • The Rig Veda

    The Rig Veda
    av Independent Scholar David R Slavitt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681142159

  • The Jungle Poems of Leconte de Lisle

    The Jungle Poems of Leconte de Lisle
    av Charles Marie LeConte de Lisle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941561089

    David R. Slavitt, award-winning author of more than 100 books of poetry and prose, translates the work of Charles Marie Ren Leconte de Lisle, a French poet associated with the Parnassian movement. "To look at Leconte de Lisle now," writes Slavitt in…

  • Sophocles, 1

    Sophocles, 1

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216530

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Aeschylus, 1

    Aeschylus, 1

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216271

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Sophocles, 2

    Sophocles, 2

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216660

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Ausonius

    Ausonius

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812219531

    Ausonius, the most famous of the learned poets active in the second half of the fourth century, was born at Bordeaux and taught school there for 30 years before being summoned to court to teach the future emperor Gratian. He subsequently held import…

  • Day Sailing

    Day Sailing
    av David R. Slavitt

    Inbunden - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807811146

    This volume of poetry illustrates a new side of the author of The Carnivore and Suits for the Dead. The wit, the toughness, the shining lyric clarity of the earlier books are still here, but they have been joined by a quiet understanding, a joyfulne…

  • Day Sailing

    Day Sailing
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807811283

    This volume of poetry illustrates a new side of the author of The Carnivore and Suits for the Dead. The wit, the toughness, the shining lyric clarity of the earlier books are still here, but they have been joined by a quiet understanding, a joyfulne…

  • The Octaves

    The Octaves

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807166376

    An accomplished poet and a keen observer of the human condition, David Slavitt deploys both skills to create the whimsical, insightful, and witty poems of The Octaves. In these graceful but often blunt, slyly humorous eight-line poems, Slavitt notes…

  • Mahabharata

    Mahabharata

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810130593

    Within its 200,000 verse lines in Sanskrit the Mahabharata takes on many roles: epic poem, foundational text of Hinduism, and, more broadly, the engaging story of a dynastic struggle and the passing of an age when man and gods intermingled. David R.…

  • Aristophanes, 1

    Aristophanes, 1

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216622

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Euripides, 2

    Euripides, 2

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216295

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Milton's Latin Poems

    Milton's Latin Poems

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421400785

    In this collection, esteemed poet and translator David R. Slavitt brings to life John Milton's Latin poetry with deft, imaginative modern English translations. While Milton is recognized as one of the most learned English poets in history, his Latin…

  • Milton's Latin Poems

    Milton's Latin Poems

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421400792

    In this collection, esteemed poet and translator David R. Slavitt brings to life John Milton's Latin poetry with deft, imaginative modern English translations. While Milton is recognized as one of the most learned English poets in history, his Latin…

  • The Ramayana of Valmiki

    The Ramayana of Valmiki
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094860145

  • Broken Columns

    Broken Columns

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216301

    There is more to classical literature than just the classics. Here David Slavitt expands the canon by presenting vivid, graceful, and amusing translations of two neglected fragmentary works of Latin literature. The first is Publius Papinius Statius'…

  • Epic and Epigram

    Epic and Epigram

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807121528

    David R. Slavitt's affectionate translations of epigrams by sixteenth-century Welsh academic John Owen transmute a careful selection of the writer's work into a vision of life, and in so doing bring Owen into conversation with the present day. Pithy…

  • The Carnivore

    The Carnivore
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807879436

    Directly or obliquely, while reading Gibbon or shopping for toys at F. A. O. Schwarz, Slavitt addresses, invokes, or simply enjoys the civilization that has been the poet's true subject from the time of the wandering bards. Upon the foundation of te…

  • The Crooning Wind: Three Greenlandic Poets

    The Crooning Wind: Three Greenlandic Poets

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780984943937

    Three mysterious Greenlandic poets are translated for the first time into English by David R. Slavitt--a poet and novelist as well as a prodigious translator of Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, and Sanskrit--and Nive Gr nkj r, a native Gre…

  • Re Verse

    Re Verse
    av David R. Slavitt

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810120846

    A prolific writer reflects on the writing life and his passion for poetry; David R. Slavitt will tell you that he does not believe in literary criticism so much as in ""remarks,"" which are more portable and, often, more enlightening. In this witty…

  • Re Verse

    Re Verse
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810126473

    David R. Slavitt does not believe in literary criticism so much as in 'remarks', and in this witty and unusual work, he remarks on the life of the poet: how it was - and how it is - to be an American writer in our time. Combining personal reminiscen…

  • William Henry Harrison and Other Poems

    William Henry Harrison and Other Poems

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131213

    The prodigiously imaginative mind and penetrating wit of David R. Slavitt are on full display in his newest collection of poetry that is perhaps his most engaging to date. The title poem begins by fooling around- ""With three names like that, it sou…

  • A Gift

    A Gift

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807120484

    Epic poem, biography, literary criticism, historical romance, in A Gift, David Slavitt presents the fascinating life of Mozart's librettist, Lorenzo da Ponte, one of history's great unknowns, a man blessed and cursed by his conviction that within hi…

  • Lives of the Saints

    Lives of the Saints
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781711244136

    A novel about the boundary between the lives of saints and the stories in sensational papers at check-out counters.

  • Walloomsac: A Roman Fleuve

    Walloomsac: A Roman Fleuve
    av Anna Faktorovich, David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781937536909

  • George Sanders, Zsa Zsa, and Me

    George Sanders, Zsa Zsa, and Me
    av David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810126244

    Taking its inspiration from Sanders' own autobiography ""Memoirs of a Professional Cad"" (1960), this book is part witty, bawdy, and irreverent memoir, part moving meditation on the price of fame; like most of David Slavitt's work, it defies easy ca…

  • Aeschylus, 2

    Aeschylus, 2

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216714

    The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. It is the only contemporary series of all the surviving work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides,…

  • Epinician Odes and Dithyrambs of Bacchylides

    Epinician Odes and Dithyrambs of Bacchylides

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812234473

    Until a century ago, the fifth-century Greek poet Bacchylides was known only by 107 nonsequential lines buried as quotations in the writings of other ancient authors. With the discovery in 1896 of a papyrus containing his work, 1,382 lines were reas…

  • Fabrications

    Fabrications
    av Anna Faktorovich, David R. Slavitt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681140858

    "Fabrications": is a spritely love story that in its odd way recapitulates Henry James's The Wings of the Dove. A young man and a young woman are in love but don't have the financial resources they know they will need not just to be comfortable but…