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The Complete Poems Of Sappho
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|March 10, 2009

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Sappho’s thrilling lyric verse has been unremittingly popular for more than 2,600 years—certainly a record for poetry of any kind—and love for her art only increases as time goes on. Though her extant work consists only of a collection of…
The Pocket Sappho
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|July 23, 2019

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A vivid, contemporary translation of the greatest Greek love poet by the prize-winning poet and translator. Sappho’s lyric love poems, composed in the seventh century B.C.E., transcend time and place and continue to enchant readers today. Though her extant…
The Other Bible
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|September 20, 2005

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A new edition of our classic, The Other Bible, including a new index, new cover, and a new introduction from the author to bring The Other Bible up to date. The Other Bible gathers in one comprehensive volume ancient, esoteric holy texts from…
Border of a Dream: Selected Poems of Antonio Machado
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|November 11, 2003

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Antonio Machado (1875-1939) is Spain's master poet, the explorer of dream and landscape, and of consciousness below language. Widely regarded as the greatest twentieth century poet who wrote in Spanish, Machado-like his contemporary Rilke-is intensely…
The Gnostic Bible: Revised And Expanded Edition

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A collection of Gnostic texts spanning centuries, geographical locations, and cultural traditions—“a wonderful achievement” (Elaine Pagels, author of The Gnostic Gospels )   Gnosticism was a wide-ranging religious movement of the first…
New Covenant
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|April 19, 2002

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A new literary re-translation of the Gospels & Revelation that draws on the Bible's Semitic sources.
Essential Gnostic Scriptures: Texts Of Luminous Wisdom From The Ancient And Medieval Worlds…

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The people we’ve come to call gnostics were passionate advocates of the view that salvation comes through knowledge and personal experience, and their passion shines through in the remarkable body of writings they produced over a period of more than a…
The Poetics of Translation: History, Theory, Practice

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In a lucid, pioneering volume, Willis Barnstone explores the history and theory of literary translation as an art form. Arguing that literary translation goes beyond the transfer of linguistic information, he emphasizes that imaginative originality resides as…
The Gnostic Bible: Gnostic Texts Of Mystical Wisdom From The Ancient And Medieval Worlds

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Gnosticism was a wide-ranging religious movement of the first millennium CE—with earlier antecedents and later flourishings—whose adherents sought salvation through knowledge and personal religious experience. Gnostic writings offer striking…
Poets Of The Bible: From Solomon's Song Of Songs To John's Revelation
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|June 27, 2017

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“The vividness and beauty of thelanguage emerge in a fresh way. . . with evocative simplicity.”—Robert Alter, professor emeritus of Hebrew and comparative literature, University of California, Berkeley The world’s…
Mexico In My Heart
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|November 26, 2015

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Willis Barnstone is a literature in himself: poet, translator, interpreter, in one year he can range from Jesus to Sappho and Borges with calm authority and good humour. He re-translates the New Testament in a version Harold Bloom describes as ‘a superb act…
The Poems Of Jesus Christ
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|December 10, 2013

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Jesus Christ, whose teachings have been on the lips of millions for two millennia, is revealed here as one of the greatest poets of all time. What happened to deafen us to the poetic nature of his words? In migrating from Aramaic speech into written Greek…
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