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Poems

Sextus Propertius

Edited by Patrick Worsnip

Translated by Patrick Worsnip


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ISBN: 978 1 784106 51 5
Categories: Ancient Greek and Roman, Translation
Imprint: Carcanet Classics
Published: September 2018
216 x 135 mm
144 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Sextus Propertius, the late Augustan poet, is best known today from Pound's famous 'Homage', less translation than brilliant experiment. Patrick Worsnip's new versions rise out of the Latin and brilliantly recreate the poet's voice, his life and loves (Cynthia in particular), and his period when Rome was in full late flower. He was an elegist and a celebrator whose music rises again in these new versions.
    Sextus Propertius
    Sextus Propertius was a Roman poet of the late Augustan era. ... read more
    Patrick Worsnip
    After reading Classics and Modern Languages at Merton College, Oxford, Patrick Worsnip worked for more than 40 years as a correspondent and editor for Reuters news agency, with postings in Italy, Russia, Poland, Iran, Lebanon, the United States and the UK. He reported in all from more than 80 countries, specialising ... read more
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