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Remarks upon Mr. Pope"s translation of Homer

John Dennis

Remarks upon Mr. Pope"s translation of Homer

by John Dennis

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Published by Printed for E. Curll ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pope, Alexander, -- 1688-1744,
  • Pope, Alexander, -- 1688-1744,
  • Pope, Alexander, -- 1688-1744

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith two letters concerning Windsor Forest, and The temple of fame. By Mr. Dennis...
    SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 12113.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[14], 92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13560152M
    OCLC/WorldCa6498199

    Full text of "Pope's translation of Homer's Iliad, books I, VI, XXII, XXIV;" See other formats. The Odyssey of Homer, Translated by Mr. Pope. 5 vols. London: Bernard Lintot, Listening to Pope Pope translated the Homeric poems into "heroic couplets," which are a type of meter conventionally used for epic and narrative poetry.

    -- "On Reading Pope's Homer" New York Times, 6/1/ When Alexander Pope's majestic translation of Homer's Odyssey appeared in , his translation of the Iliad had already been acclaimed by Samuel Johnson as "a performance which no age or nation could hope to equal." For the Odyssey, Pope was aided by William Broome and Elijah Fenton. The rights, powers, and pretensions of the sovereign of Olympus, are very clearly described in the xvth book of the lliad: in the Greek original, I mean; for Mr. Pope, without perceiving it, has improved the theology of Homer. Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (), Note [4] on the Second Chapter, p. v.

    The Iliad of Homer. by HOMER. POPE, Alexander (trans.) Seller Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books Published Condition Some significant chipping at the bottoms of the spines and scuffing to the bindings; but still a tight, sound set, internally cl. But a Homer in modern English was still wanting. Pope's rising fame and his familiarity with the literary and social leaders made him the man for the opportunity. However, the translation must be considered not as a publisher's speculation, but as a kind of national commission given by the elegant society of the time to their representative poet.


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Get this from a library. Remarks upon Mr. Pope's translation of Homer.: With two letters concerning Windsor Forest, and the Temple of Fame.

By Mr. Dennis. [John Dennis]. Homer’s Iliad is the first great work of Western literature. Composed in twenty-four books of Greek hexameter poetry, it portrays the events of the last year of the Trojan War. Its translation into rhyming couplets by Alexander Pope is considered by some the greatest act of translation in English.

Pope's Translation of Homer's Iliad, Book 1 [Pope, Alexander, Homer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pope's Translation of Homer's Iliad, Book 1.

On Reading Pope's Homer. By Garry The result was a version of Homer's ''Iliad'' that Samuel Johnson pronounced the greatest translation ever achieved in English or in any other language.

Upon the whole, it will be necessary to avoid that perpetual repetition of the same epithets which we find in Homer, and which, though it might be accommodated (as has been already shown) to the ear of those times, is by no means so to ours: but one may wait for opportunities of placing them, where they derive an additional beauty from the.

The Iliad of Homer (Pope) From Wikisource. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope. sister projects: quotes, Wikidata item.

This translation is considered a poetic interpretation, according to the Alexander Pope page. See also: The Iliad; THE ILIAD BOOK. 24 William Congreve in Amendments of Mr Colliers False and Imperfect Citations 28 Anon in Some Remarks upon Mr Colliers Defence 45 John Dennis in Remarks upon Mr Popes Translation of Homer Pope's Translation of Homer's Iliad, Book 1; book 6; book 22; book 24 Paperback – Aug by Homer Homer (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback Author: Homer Homer. Alexander Pope's verse translation (rhyming couplets). With 28 illustrations by John Flaxman. According to Wikipedia: "Homer is a legendary ancient Greek epic poet, traditionally said to be the author of the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey.

The ancient Greeks generally believed that. Sources DENNIS, Reflections upon a late Rhapsody called an Essay upon Cricticism (London, ); IDEM, True Character of Mr. Pope (London, ); IDEM, Remarks upon Mr. Pope's Translation of Homer, with the Letters concerning Windsor Forest and the Temple of Fame (London, ); SPENCE, An Essay on Pope's Translation of Homer's Odyssey (London, ); IDEM, Anecdotes.

Pope offers Homer like no other. This is poetry in rhyming couplets, depicting the rage of Achilles and the intervention of the Olympians. I've yet to read another translation, but I've read 12 of the 24 books of the Ilaid under Pope's translation.4/5. Book XX This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

Public domain Public domain false false. A reading of the Alexander Pope translation of Homers Odyssey THE ADVENTURES OF THE CICONS, LOTOPHAGI AND CYCLOPS Ulysses begins the relation of his adventures: how, after the destruction of Troy. Buy Pope's Translation of Homer's Iliad, Book 1; book 6; book 22; book 24 by Homer, Homer (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Homer Homer. The Iliad of Homer. London: Bernard Lintot, Six volumes. Tall quarto, contemporary full brown speckled calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, burgundy morocco spine labels.

Extraordinary first edition of Pope’s famous translation of Homer’s Iliad. Beautifully illustrated with a fine frontispiece portrait of Homer in. Pope’s Translation of Homer’s Iliad: Books I, VI, XXII, XXIV My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’ve wanted to read more of Pope’s translations of Homer and I was glad to have a chance with this little academic book that chose four books from the Iliad and added notes and an introduction.

The Iliad - Homer - Alexander Pope translation Book II - Read by Nick Gisburne Full Text: This is by fa. In Pope undertook the translation of Homer’s Iliad, and he sold subscriptions to support the project.

Pope’s former friends, the Whig writers, planned a rival translation; their opposition to his project prompted Pope to satirize Addison in the “Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot” years later. The Odyssey of Homer in the English Verse Translation (Collector's Edition) (The Greatest Books Ever Written) (Leather Bound) Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. The Odyssey of Homer. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by Alexander Pope Homer. Published by Book. The ancient Greek poet Homer established the gold standard for heroic quests and sweeping journeys with his pair of classic epic poems, The Iliad and The d with characters, both human and non-human, and bursting with action, the epic tales detail the fabled Trojan War and the adventures of Odysseus as he struggles to return : Seltzer Books.First edition of Alexander Pope’s monumental illustrated translation of Homer’s Iliad, the suscription edition.

Quarto, 6 volumes, uniformly bound in contemporary calf, with gilt titles to the spine and corner ornaments, rebacked to style in brown calf, raised bands.By: Homer (c.

8th cen - c. 8th cen) Homer’s Iliad is the first great work of Western literature. Composed in twenty-four books of Greek hexameter poetry, it portrays the events of the last year of the Trojan War. Its translation into rhyming couplets by Alexander Pope is considered by some the greatest act of .