World Literature Program

Sappho

WORLD LITERATURE PROGRAM | ENGLISH DEPARTMENT | CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
 

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World Literature I
World Literature II

 

 

Links to Recommended Online Resources:

Texts:

"Hymn to Aphrodite," Greek text and English translation by Richmond Lattimore

"Like the very gods ..." English translation by Richmond Lattimore

The Anaktoria Poem, English translation by Richmond Lattimore

Scholarship and Teaching Support:

Dr. Christina A. Clark's Introduction to Sappho

Sappho Page: Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Department of Classics, Temple University

Sappho: The Greek Poems, by William Harris, Professor Emeritus, Middlebury College (includes original texts and discussion of translations, textual analysis and interpretation, images of original manuscripts, etc., pdf file)

Dr. Kathleen Rettig: Annotated Bibliography

Dr. Fidel Fajardo-Acosta's World Literature Website: Sappho

 

Creighton University Campus, Local Access Resources:

Reinert Alumni Library Collections

World Literature Program Library

 

Selected Bibliography **

Carson, Anne. If  not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.

Clark, Christina. “The Body of Desire: Nonverbal Communication in Sappho 31V.” Syllecta Classica 12 (2001): 1-29.

Greene, E., ed. Reading Sappho: Contemporary Approaches. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

Lattimore, Richmond, Greek Lyrics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,1960.

Williamson, Margaret. Sappho’s Immortal Daughters. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Audiovisual Resources **

to come

 

** Call numbers refer to the collections at Creighton University's Reinert Alumni Library (RAL) Other locations include the World Literature Program Library (Hitchcock Communication Arts Building Room 303) and the English Department's Library (Hitchcock Communication Arts Building Room 305). For assistance with materials held in the World Literature and English Department libraries call (402) 280-2822

 

last updated: 07/27/2005

 

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