Standard Name: Theocritus


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Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Carter
EC headed To Miss Talbot, another poem of friendship written in or after 1754, with a line of Theocritus quoted in Greek. The line describes a calm sea and hushed wind, yet it comes...
Occupation R. D. Blackmore
He published several volumes of poetry and translated works by Theocritus and Virgil . He found the occupation of novelist extremely profitable, and used most of his revenue from writing to fund his horticultural endeavours...
Textual Features Anna Jane Vardill
AJV translates from Sappho , Anacreon , Alcæus , Theocritus , Horace , and more recent poets: Petrarch and Camoens . She includes several charity poems: the one already published in aid of the Refuge for the Destitute
Textual Features Rosamund Marriott Watson
Her introduction demonstrates a good knowledge of ancient Greek poetry and its publication history. In addition to selections by Plato and Theocritus , the book includes single poems by Sappho and Erinna .
Watson, Rosamund Marriott, editor. Selections from the Greek Anthology. W. Scott.
Textual Production Anne Francis
AF explains in her preliminary discourse (dated 24 July 1781) that she began by making a prose translation. Then she endeavour[ed] to soften, with the flow of numbers, the rugged, inharmonious style of literal translation...


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