Few writers can generate as much tension in so few pages as Pamela Painter.
Johns Hopkins University Press
Editors Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue are not trying to teach us how to read the poems.
“Reading Ḥayy Ibn-Yaqẓān” is a mesmerizing study that will enchant anyone interested in interdisciplinary, cross-cultural explorations of the history of science that transform the way we look at the past and the present.
This anthology, made up of Michael Wolfe’s superb translations of ancient Greek epitaphs, begins in prehistory and ends in the sixth century C.E.