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Published by New Directions in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literature -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKenneth Rexroth ; edited by Bradford Morrow.
SeriesA Revived modern classic
ContributionsMorrow, Bradford, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN511 .R57 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2045742M
ISBN 100811210820, 0811210839
LC Control Number88022789

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  More Classics Revisited is the second volume of the late poet and polymath Kenneth Rexroth’s brilliant, succinct analyses of some of the key documents in literary history. It presents East and West: from the Bible, the Bhagavad-Gita, and the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu to the works of Karl Marx, Charles Baudelaire, and William Carlos : New Directions Publishing Corporation. More Classics Revisited is the second volume of the late poet and polymath Kenneth Rexroth’s brilliant, succinct analyses of some of the key documents in literary history. It presents East and West: from the Bible, the Bhagavad-Gita, and the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu to the works of Karl Marx, Charles Baudelaire, and William Carlos Williams/5. More Classics Revisitedis the second volume of the late poet and polymath Kenneth Rexroth's brilliant, succinct analyses of some of the key documents in literary history. It presents East and West: Author: Kenneth Rexroth. More Classics Revisited by Kenneth Rexroth A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: The Song of Songs --Lao Tzu, Tao te ching --Euripides, Hippolytus --Aristotle, Poetics --Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius --The Bhagavad-Gita --Ssu-ma Ch'ien, Records of the grand historian of China --Catullus --Virgil, The aeneid --The early Irish epic --Sei . Rexroth, More Classics Revisited. the second volume of Rexroth's Classics essays. More Classics Revisited. Ed. by Bradford Morrow. New York: New Directions, © , , , , Kenneth Rexroth © Herder & Herder, Inc. © Kenneth Rexroth Trust © Bradford Morrow The content of this page may belong to the author. More Classics Revisited is the second volume of the late poet and polymath Kenneth Rexroth’s brilliant, succinct analyses of some of the key documents in literary presents East and West: from the Bible, the Bhagavad-Gita, and the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu to the works of Karl Marx, Charles Baudelaire, and William Carlos Williams.

  The brief, radiant essays of Classics Revisited discuss sixty key books that are, for Rexroth, “basic documents in the history of the imagination.” Ranging from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Huckleberry Finn, these pieces (each about five pages long) originally appeare/5(6). Classics Revisited: Books Inspired by Favourites (Part B) - Page 2 Robby the Robot, Romeo & Juliet, Huck Finn and Dracula; what more could you wish for? This challenge consists of classic books, "which are each followed by sequels or a retold version of those classics, written by someone other than the original author. Load More Book Lists. Classics Revisited Due to the COVID pandemic, all scheduled Classics Revisited book discussions will be held virtually at their regular times. See below for details. Poet, translator, essayist, and voracious reader––Kenneth Rexroth was an omnivore in the fields of literature. The brief, radiant essays of Classics Revisited discuss sixty key books that are, for Rexroth, “basic documents in the history of the imagination.” Ranging from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Huckleberry Finn, these pieces (each about five pages long) originally appeared in the 5/5(7).