By Christopher Logue
The 1st conflict of the armies in Logue’s “Heroic . . . extraordinary” model of Homer’s Iliad (The big apple occasions e-book Review)Setting down her topaz saucer heaped with nectarine jelly,Emptying her blood-red mouth—set in her ice-white face—Teenaged Athena jumped up and shrieked:“Kill! Kill for me!Better to die than stay with no killing!”Who says prayer does no good?Christopher Logue’s paintings in growth, his Iliad, has been referred to as “the most sensible translation of Homer considering Pope’s” (The ny assessment of Books). the following in All Day everlasting crimson is doomed Hector, the lion, “slam-scattering the herd” on the peak of his powers. here's the Greek military emerging with a valid like a “sky-wide Venetian blind.” here's an arrow’s tunnel, “the width of a lipstick,” via a neck. Like Homer himself, Logue is speedy to combine the traditional and the hot, simply because his Troy exists open air time, and no translator has a extra Homeric curiosity within the fact of conflict, or within the absurdity and sublimity of conflict.
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S. Smith. 47 45 "Flags tossing above agitated forms": Cf. Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage. "': This passage derives from the opening pages of Louis-Ferdinand CCline's Guignol's Band, translated by Bernard Recht- man and Jack T. Nile. 50 "Bread trucks have begun to stream. . as the sun lights up the east": Cf.
As the sun lights up the east": Cf.
47 45 "Flags tossing above agitated forms": Cf. Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage. "': This passage derives from the opening pages of Louis-Ferdinand CCline's Guignol's Band, translated by Bernard Recht- man and Jack T. Nile. 50 "Bread trucks have begun to stream. . as the sun lights up the east": Cf.