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The Tony Kline Collection presents modern high-quality translations of classic texts by famous poets as well as original poetry and critical works.

 
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The Aeneid

By: Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil) ; Translated by A.S. Kline

Classic Literature

Excerpt: In vocation to the Muse I sing of arms and the man, he who, exiled by fate, first came from the coast of Troy to Italy, and to Lavinian shores ? hurled about endlessly by land and sea, by the will of the gods, by cruel Juno?s remorseless anger, long suffering also in war, until he founded a city and brought his gods to Latium: from that the Latin people came, the lords of Alba Longa, the walls of noble Rome. Muse, tell me the cause: how was she offended in her d...

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The Aeneid

By: Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil) ; Translated by A.S. Kline

Classic Literature

Excerpt: In vocation to the Muse I sing of arms and the man, he who, exiled by fate, first came from the coast of Troy to Italy, and to Lavinian shores ? hurled about endlessly by land and sea, by the will of the gods, by cruel Juno?s remorseless anger, long suffering also in war, until he founded a city and brought his gods to Latium: from that the Latin people came, the lords of Alba Longa, the walls of noble Rome. Muse, tell me the cause: how was she offended in her d...

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The Ecologues

By: Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil) ; Translated by A.S. Kline

Classic Literature

Excerpt: Meliboeus: Tityrus, lying there, under the spreading beech-tree cover, you study the woodland Muse, on slender shepherd?s pipe. We are leaving the sweet fields and the frontiers of our country: we are fleeing our country: you, Tityrus, idling in the shade, teach the woods to echo ?lovely Amarylli...

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The Ecologues

By: Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil) ; Translated by A.S. Kline

Classic Literature

Excerpt: Meliboeus: Tityrus, lying there, under the spreading beech-tree cover, you study the woodland Muse, on slender shepherd?s pipe. We are leaving the sweet fields and the frontiers of our country: we are fleeing our country: you, Tityrus, idling in the shade, teach the woods to echo ?lovely Amarylli...

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The Georgics

By: Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil) ; Translated by A.S. Kline

Classic Literature

Excerpt: I?ll begin to sing of what keeps the wheat fields happy, under what stars to plough the earth, and fasten vines to elms, what care the oxen need, what tending cattle require, Maecenas, and how much skill?s required for the thrifty bees. O you brightest lights of the universe that lead the passing year through the skies, Bacchus and kindly Ceres, since by your gifts fat wheat ears replaced Chaonian acorns, and mixed Achelous?s water with newly-discovered wine, an...

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The Georgics

By: Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil) ; Translated by A.S. Kline

Classic Literature

Excerpt: I?ll begin to sing of what keeps the wheat fields happy, under what stars to plough the earth, and fasten vines to elms, what care the oxen need, what tending cattle require, Maecenas, and how much skill?s required for the thrifty bees. O you brightest lights of the universe that lead the passing year through the skies, Bacchus and kindly Ceres, since by your gifts fat wheat ears replaced Chaonian acorns, and mixed Achelous?s water with newly-discovered wine, an...

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Voyage to Modernity : The Poetry of Charles Baudelaire

By: A.S. Kline

Classic Literature

Introduction: The Invitation To The Voyage, Romanticism begins and ends in the Idyll: from cradle to cradle, from dream to exhausted calm. Romanticism: dissatisfied with its own perpetually thwarted emotions, wearied with the imperfect and frustrating reality. Romanticism: searching for what cannot be found on Earth or in the sky. So, the Romantic Mind attempts to construct its own versions of paradise: artificial and delicate of construction, fragile and doomed by time ...

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Voyage to Modernity : The Poetry of Charles Baudelaire

By: A.S. Kline

Classic Literature

Introduction: The Invitation To The Voyage, Romanticism begins and ends in the Idyll: from cradle to cradle, from dream to exhausted calm. Romanticism: dissatisfied with its own perpetually thwarted emotions, wearied with the imperfect and frustrating reality. Romanticism: searching for what cannot be found on Earth or in the sky. So, the Romantic Mind attempts to construct its own versions of paradise: artificial and delicate of construction, fragile and doomed by time ...

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Women in Parliament

By: Aristophanes ; Translated by G. Theodoridis

Classic Literature

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Women in Parliament

By: Aristophanes ; Translated by G. Theodoridis

Classic Literature

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