Study Guide for Classical LovePoetry

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Study Guide for Classical LovePoetry Sources:Barnstone, Willis, trans. Greek Lyric Poetry. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1967. Carrier, Constance, trans. The Poems of Propertius . Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1963. Kate Farrell: Art & Love: An Illustrated Anthology of Love Poetry. New York: Bulfinch Press, 1990.Lind, L. R., ed. Latin Poetry in Verse Translation. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957. Wendy Mulford, ed.: Love Poems by Women. New York: Fawcett, 1991.Rexroth, Kenneth, trans. Poems from the Greek Anthology. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1962.Whigham, Peter, trans. The Poems of Catullus. Baltimore: Penguin, 1966. Wilhelm, James J., ed. Medieval Song: An Anthology of Hymns and Lyrics. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1971. Greek Love Poetry Sappho (Lesbos, 7th Century BCE): ToAnaktoriaBarnstone, Willis, trans. Greek Lyric Poetry. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1967, pp. 66-67. The termlesbian comes from Sappho, born on the Island of Lesbos, oftenconsidered the greatest lyric poet of antiquity; but whether she was alesbian in the modern sense is still disputed. She was married andhad a daughter, celebrated marriage, and wrote love poems to both men and women;but her most famous lines are generally addressed to other women. Today we wouldprobably call her a bisexual. Plato called her the Tenth Muse, otherscriticized her shamelessness, but until the Christian era she was widely read andadmired. The Church set itself against ...

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