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Author: Allen Mandelbaum and Henry Weinfield (Editor)

The poet and scholar Allen Mandelbaum (1926-2011) was best known for his award-winning verse translations of the classics—Virgil's Aeneid, Dante's Divina Commedia, Homer's Odyssey, and Ovid's Metamorphoses—as well as of modern Italian poets (Ungaretti, Quasimodo, and Montale). He also published four major volumes of verse: Journeyman (1967), Leaves of Absence (1976), Chelmaxioms: the Maxims, Axioms, Maxioms of Chelm (1977), and The Savantasse of Montparnasse (1987). His distinguished teaching career included the chairmanship of the English Department at the City University of New York Graduate Center and the Kenan Professorship of the Humanities at Wake Forest University, North Carolina.

Henry Weinfield, the volume editor, is Emeritus Professor in the Program of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Barry Moser, bookwright and illustrator, is the Irwin and Pauline Alper Glass Professor of Art and printer to the College at Smith College.

From the Vast and Versal Lexicon: Selected Poems by Allen Mandelbaum
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From the Vast and Versal Lexicon: Selected Poems by Allen Mandelbaum

Pennyroyal Press

Poetry. Edited by Henry Weinfield. Allen Mandelbaum (1926-2011), best known for his award-winning translations of Virgil's Aeneid, Dante's Divina Commedia, Homer's Odyssey, and Ovid's Metamorphoses, was also a formidable poet. This volume, handsomel...

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