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Last Flowers

A Translation of Moschus and Bion

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ISBN 9780674732308

Publication Date: 01/01/1937

81 pages

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Henry Chamberlin’s delightful translation of Theocritus, which we published a year ago with the title, Late Spring, is now followed by an equally fine rendering of Moschus and Bion, thus completing the work of the three outstanding bucolic poets of all time. As in the earlier volume, Chamberlin has adopted poetry as his medium. So far as possible, he has put himself in the place of the poets and their audience, and reproduced the effect they made upon their readers. Lovers of poetry and of classical antiquity will agree that once more Chamberlin has succeeded in a difficult task.

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