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Aeschylus (c.525–c.456 BC)

The Plays of Aeschylus

Aeschylus (c.525–c.456 BC) | translated by Theodoridis, George

Agamemnon: The murder of the King.

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Akhmatova, Anna (1889–1966)

Selected Poems from Anna Akhmatova

Akhmatova, Anna (1889–1966) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Extensive selected poems in verse translation (external links, opening in new tab).

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Alberti, Rafael (1902–1999)

Selected Poems from Rafael Alberti

Alberti, Rafael (1902–1999) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected Poems: Twenty poems of Rafael Alberti (external links, opening in new tab).

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Alighieri, Dante (1265–1321)

The Divine Comedy

Alighieri, Dante (1265–1321) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new, complete, downloadable, English translation, with hyper-linked in-depth name index, and comprehensive notes. A printed book version is also available.

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La Vita Nuova

Alighieri, Dante (1265–1321) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new English translation of 'The New Life'.

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Selected Rime of Dante Alighieri

Alighieri, Dante (1265–1321) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected Poems from Dante's verse.

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Convivio: The Banquet

Alighieri, Dante (1265–1321) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Dante's commentary on three of his canzoni, providing an interesting background to the philosophy of the Divine Comedy.

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Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880–1918)

Selected Poems of Guillaume Apollinaire

Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880–1918) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A selection of poems by Guillaume Apollinaire including poems from Alcools, Vitam Impendere Amori, and The Bestiary.

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Apuleius (c.124–170)

The Golden Ass

Apuleius (c.124–170) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Golden Ass: the transformations of Lucius Apuleius, and the rites of Isis.

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Arbiter, Gaius Petronius (27–66)

The Satyricon

Arbiter, Gaius Petronius (27–66) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Satyricon in English translation.

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Aristophanes (c.446–c.386 BC)

The Plays of Aristophanes

Aristophanes (c.446–c.386 BC) | translated by Theodoridis, George

Acharnians: The first bawdy, irreverent play of his anti-war trilogy in a new, exciting and explicit translation.

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Author Anonymous (c. 1200)

Aucassin & Nicolette

Author Anonymous (c. 1200) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The charming 13th century French ‘chantefable’.

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Author Anonymous (c.1000–1200)

Carmina Burana: The Wheel of Fortune

Author Anonymous (c.1000–1200) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Translations from the medieval text including the material used by Carl Orff in his scenic cantata.

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Author Anonymous (c.750)

Beowulf

Author Anonymous (c.750) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new translation from the Old English.

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The Seafarer

Author Anonymous (c.750) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Translated from the Anglo-Saxon of the Exeter Book.

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The Wanderer

Author Anonymous (c.750) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Translated from the Anglo-Saxon of the Exeter Book.

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Baudelaire, Charles (1821–1867)

Baudelaire: Poems, Extracts & Commentary

Baudelaire, Charles (1821–1867) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Including (i) Eighty-eight major poems in verse translation, arranged in roughly chronological order of composition (ii) Voyage to Modernity: a new study of his poetry. (iii) Extracts from his prose.

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Bellay, Joachim du (c.1522–1560)

The Ruins of Rome

Bellay, Joachim du (c.1522–1560) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Joachim du Bellay's Les Antiquités de Rome.

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Selected Poems from Joachim du Bellay

Bellay, Joachim du (c.1522–1560) | translated by Kline, A. S.

From L'Olive augmentée, Les Regrets, and others.

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Borges, Jorge Luis (1899–1986)

Selected Poems from Jorge Luis Borges

Borges, Jorge Luis (1899–1986) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected Poems: Twenty-one poems of Jorge Luis Borges (external links, opening in new tab).

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Breton, Andre (1896–1966)

Breton's First Surrealist Manifesto

Breton, Andre (1896–1966) | translated by Kline, A. S.

André Breton's First Surrealist Manifesto of 1924 in a new translation (external links, opening in new tab).

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Catullus (c.84 BC–54 BC)

Catullus

Catullus (c.84 BC–54 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The complete unexpurgated poems, with hyper-linked in-depth index.

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Cavalcanti, Guido (c.1255–1300)

Guido Cavalcanti

Cavalcanti, Guido (c.1255–1300) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Thirty-six selected poems including a new translation of 'Donna me prega'.

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Celan, Paul (1920–1970)

Selected Poems from Paul Celan

Celan, Paul (1920–1970) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Twenty-five poems of Paul Celan (external links, opening in new tab).

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Chateaubriand, François-René de (1768–1848)

Chateaubriand's Memoirs

Chateaubriand, François-René de (1768–1848) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new complete translation of his prose Memoirs, Mémoires d’outre-tombe, with an in-depth hyper-linked index.

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Atala & René

Chateaubriand, François-René de (1768–1848) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Atala: Love and religion in the wilds of America.

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The Last of the Abencerrajes

Chateaubriand, François-René de (1768–1848) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new translation of his tale of thwarted love set in Moorish Granada.

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Travels in Italy

Chateaubriand, François-René de (1768–1848) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new authoritative translation of Chateaubriand's travel notes Voyage en Italie. Romantic Classicism among the ruins!

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The Itinerary

Chateaubriand, François-René de (1768–1848) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new authoritative translation of Chateaubriand's Record of a Journey from Paris to Jerusalem and Back (Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem et de Jérusalem à Paris).

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Chaucer, Geoffrey (c.1343–1400)

The Canterbury Tales

Chaucer, Geoffrey (c.1343–1400) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A modernised version or translation, retaining Chaucer's rhyme scheme, and close to the original, but eliminating archaisms which would require explanatory notes.

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Troilus and Criseyde

Chaucer, Geoffrey (c.1343–1400) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A similarly modernised version.

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The Dream Poems and Other Works

Chaucer, Geoffrey (c.1343–1400) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A similarly modernised version, including: The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame, The Parliament of Fowls, The Legend of Good Women, Selected Shorter Poems - including Merciless Beauty

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Corbière, Tristan (1845–1875)

Selected Poems from ‘Les Amours Jaunes’

Corbière, Tristan (1845–1875) | translated by Kline, A. S.

An English translation of selected poems from Tristan Corbière's ‘Les Amours Jaunes’, published in 1873

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Corneille, Pierre (1606–1684)

Le Cid

Corneille, Pierre (1606–1684) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Corneille's drama, Le Cid, in English verse.

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Cruz, San Juan de la (1542–1591)

St John Of The Cross

Cruz, San Juan de la (1542–1591) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Seven spiritual poems by San Juan de la Cruz.

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Donne, John (1573–1631)

The Songs and Sonnets of John Donne

Donne, John (1573–1631) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Each with a prose equivalent to aid comprehension.

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Eschenbach, Wolfram von (c.1160–c.1220)

Parzival

Eschenbach, Wolfram von (c.1160–c.1220) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The 13th century medieval romance in verse translation.

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Euripides (c.480–c.406 BC)

The Plays of Euripides

Euripides (c.480–c.406 BC) | translated by Theodoridis, George

Alcestis: A myth of self-sacrifice.

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France, Marie de (fl.1160–1215)

The Lais of Marie de France

France, Marie de (fl.1160–1215) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Lais of Marie de France - a series of twelve short narrative Breton poems.

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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832)

Faust Parts I & II

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A complete verse translation with stage instructions and line numbers.

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Selected Poems from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Fifty-four major poems in verse translation.

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Góngora y Argote, Luis de (1561–1627)

Selected Poems from Luis de Góngora y Argote

Góngora y Argote, Luis de (1561–1627) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected Poems. Twenty-six sonnets by Luis de Góngora y Argote.

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Han-shan (c.800)

Words from Cold Mountain

Han-shan (c.800) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Twenty-seven poems.

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Heine, Heinrich (1797–1856)

Heine

Heine, Heinrich (1797–1856) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A Selection of Poems from his complete works, in verse translation, including Morphine,Der Scheidende,Der Asra, and lyrics from the Buch der Lieder.

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Hernandez, Miguel (1910–1942)

Selected poems from Miguel Hernandez

Hernandez, Miguel (1910–1942) | translated by Kline, A. S.

On love and other personal themes.

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Further Selected Poems from Miguel Hernandez

Hernandez, Miguel (1910–1942) | translated by Kline, A. S.

By this great Spanish poet, including his elegy for Lorca.

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Homer (c.750 BC)

The Iliad - The killing fields of Troy

Homer (c.750 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new, complete, downloadable, English translation, with hyper-linked in-depth index.

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The Odyssey - The wanderings of Odysseus

Homer (c.750 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new, complete, downloadable, English translation, with hyper-linked in-depth index.

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Horace (65 BC–8 BC)

Horace's Odes, Satires & Epodes

Horace (65 BC–8 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The four books of Odes complete.

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Italicus, Silius (c. 28–c. 103)

Punica

Italicus, Silius (c. 28–c. 103) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new, complete English translation of Silius Italicus' epic poem about the Second Carthaginian War.

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Juvenal (55–140)

Juvenal's Satires

Juvenal (55–140) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Satires. Incisive social analysis from the age of Hadrian.

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Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Clear Ground

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

The poetry of A. S. Kline - selected from his Collected Works of original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Perspectives

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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From the Mountain

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Looking Back At Earth

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Nature and Spirit

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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The Presence of Light

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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The Singing Of The Real World

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Values

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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The Gate Of Grass

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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No Roots Except In Air

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Entangled Clouds

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Slipping By

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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The Other Side of Silence

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Poetry, Charity

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Voiceless Banners Blowing

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Deep Fields

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Pollen In The Air

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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No Design

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Dark Matter

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Irreality

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Wayfaring

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Freedom and Meaning

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Another Nature

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Earthlight

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Wild Fruit

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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On A Distant Planet

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

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Like Water or Clouds

Kline, A. S. (b.1947) | authored/translated by Kline, A. S.

The T’ang Dynasty and the Tao. A study of Taoism and the history of T’ang China, with biographies of the poets Wang Wei, Li Po, and Tu Fu, and new translations of their poetry.

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Storming Heaven

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

Biographies of four famous Elizabethans: Essex, Marlowe, Raleigh and Donne, within the context of the history of ideas, with reference to poetry, astrology, history, and mythology including the concept of the Goddess.

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The Compound Ghost

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

An original essay on Poetic translation.

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The Life Within

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

A treatise on the term Romanticism as applied to English poetry.

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Winning The Rose

Kline, A. S. (b.1947) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A commentary on The Romance of the Rose by Guillaume de Lorris and the Continuation by Jean de Meung.

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The Restless Spirit

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

A critical scene by scene study of Goethe's Faust. The downloads also contain the verse translation of the play, to which the study headings are hyper-linked.

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A canto by canto commentary on the concepts and intentions behind The Divine Comedy.

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A Honeycomb For Aphrodite

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

A critical study of Ovid's Metamorphoses hyper-linked to the corresponding translation.

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Aphorisms

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

A selection of aphorisms from notebooks: 1980-2009.

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Further Aphorisms

Kline, A. S. (b.1947)

A further selection of aphorisms from notebooks: 2010-2018.

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Labé, Louise (c. 1524–c. 1566)

The Sonnets of Louise Labé

Labé, Louise (c. 1524–c. 1566) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Sonnets of Louise Labé in translation.

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Lao Tzu (c.605 BC–c.531 BC)

Tao Te Ching

Lao Tzu (c.605 BC–c.531 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Taoist Classic text.

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Leopardi (1798–1837)

The Complete Canti of Leopardi

Leopardi (1798–1837) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Complete Canti.

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Levy, Jim

Elation, a Plea

Levy, Jim
Epicurus' philosophy according to Diogenes of Oenoanda. Elation, a Plea - a poem from Monet’s Eyes, New and Selected Poems by Jim Levy.

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Lorca, Federico Garcia (1898–1936)

Four Final Plays by Federico García Lorca

Lorca, Federico Garcia (1898–1936) | translated by Kline, A. S.

His plays Blood Wedding, Yerma, The House of Bernarda Alba, and Dona Rosita the Spinster and the Language of Flowers.

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Lorca, Garcia (1898–1936)

Poetry and Prose of Garcia Lorca

Lorca, Garcia (1898–1936) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Extensive Selected poems, Theory and Play of the Duende, his lectures on Deep Song, and Lullabies, his radio talk Holy Week in Granada, and his prose Impressions of Granada of 1918.

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Lorris, Guillaume de (1200–1238)

The Romance of the Rose

Lorris, Guillaume de (1200–1238) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Romance of the Rose (Le Roman de la Rose) - Guillaume de Lorris' dream allegory of courtly love.

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Lucan (39–65)

Pharsalia

Lucan (39–65) | translated by Kline, A. S.

His epic of the Civil War that brought Julius Caesar to power.

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Machado, Antonio (1875–1939)

Selected Poems by Antonio Machado

Machado, Antonio (1875–1939) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A selection of his major poems.

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Machaut, Guillaume de (c. 1300–1377)

The Motets of Guillaume de Machaut

Machaut, Guillaume de (c. 1300–1377) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The 14th century Motets of Guillaume de Machaut.

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The Rondeaux & Ballades of Guillaume de Machaut

Machaut, Guillaume de (c. 1300–1377) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The 14th century Rondeaux & Ballades of Guillaume de Machaut.

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The Virelais of Guillaume de Machaut

Machaut, Guillaume de (c. 1300–1377) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The 14th century Virelais of Guillaume de Machaut.

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Mallarmé, Stéphane (1842–1898)

Un Coup de Dés & Other Poems

Mallarmé, Stéphane (1842–1898) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Thirty-eight of Stéphane Mallarmé's poems in translation including 'Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard'. The latter comprises the formatted French text, a formatted English translation, and compressed and punctuated texts in both languages to allow rapid grasp of the whole.

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Fragments - Anatole's Tomb.

Mallarmé, Stéphane (1842–1898) | translated by Kline, A. S.

An adaptation of selected fragments written after the death of his young son.

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Mandelstam, Osip (1891–1938)

Twenty-four major Poems from Osip Mandelshtam

Mandelstam, Osip (1891–1938) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Twenty-four major Poems in verse translation, including Tristia.

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Forty-four more Poems from Osip Mandelshtam

Mandelstam, Osip (1891–1938) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Forty-four more Poems in verse translation.

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Marot, Clément (1496–1544)

Selected Poems from Clément Marot

Marot, Clément (1496–1544) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected poems of Clément Marot in English translation.

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Martial (c.38–c.104)

Martial

Martial (c.38–c.104) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected unexpurgated epigrams.

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Mattes, M. J.

An original essay offering a novel interpretation of Virgil's Aeneid as a Trojan Horse for Augustus - ostensibly a glorification but in fact critical of the emperor.

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Mattes, M. J.

An original essay on the teachings of the Hellenistic philosopher Epicurus (born ca. 341 BC).

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Menander (c.342–c.292 BC)

Menander - The Grouch

Menander (c.342–c.292 BC) | translated by Theodoridis, George

His play: Dyskolos or The Grouch.

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Meung, Jean de (c. 1240–c. 1305)

The Romance of the Rose, The Continuation

Meung, Jean de (c. 1240–c. 1305) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Jean de Meung's Continuation - a development of the courtly love poem "The Romance of the Rose" by Guillaume de Lorris.

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Montale, Eugenio (1896–1981)

Selected Poems of Eugenio Montale

Montale, Eugenio (1896–1981) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected Poems by Eugenio Montale (external links, opening in new tab)

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Moréas, Jean (1856–1910)

Moréas's Manifesto of Symbolism (1886)

Moréas, Jean (1856–1910) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Manifesto of Jean Moréas, published in the newspaper Le Figaro.

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Neruda, Pablo (1904–1973)

The Major Poems of Pablo Neruda

Neruda, Pablo (1904–1973) | translated by Kline, A. S.

An extensive selection of his major poems (external links, opening in new tab).

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Orléans, Charles de (1394–1465)

Ballades and Rondeaux of Charles d’Orléans

Orléans, Charles de (1394–1465) | translated by Kline, A. S.

One Hundred Selected Ballades and Rondeaux by Charles d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans and Valois.

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Ovid (43 BC–17)

The Metamorphoses

Ovid (43 BC–17) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A new complete translation and in-depth mythological index. The text is fully hyper-linked to the index, and vice versa. A printed book version is also available.

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Ovid's Love Poems

Ovid (43 BC–17) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Amores. The early erotic Elegies, mainly addressed to his unknown lover, Corinna.

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Ovid's Heroides

Ovid (43 BC–17) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Letters from eighteen mythological women to their lovers or ex-lovers.

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Ovid's Poems of Exile

Ovid (43 BC–17) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Tristia, Ex Ponto, and Ibis with a hyper-linked in-depth index.

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Ovid's Fasti

Ovid (43 BC–17) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Ovid's Poem on the Roman Calendar, with a hyper-linked in-depth index

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Pasternak, Boris (1890–1960)

Twenty-Two Poems from Boris Pasternak

Pasternak, Boris (1890–1960) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Twenty-Two Poems in verse translation (external links, opening in new tab).

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Persius (34–62)

Persius's Satires

Persius (34–62) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Satires. A fine and distinctive voice from the age of Nero.

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Pessoa, Fernando (1888–1935)

Twenty poems from Fernando Pessoa

Pessoa, Fernando (1888–1935) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Twenty poems in translation from the Portuguese poet.

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Petrarch (1304–1374)

Petrarch's Complete Canzoniere

Petrarch (1304–1374) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Complete Canzoniere, and an introductory selection.

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Pisan, Christine de (1364–c.1430)

The Rondeaux of Christine de Pisan

Pisan, Christine de (1364–c.1430) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The early love poetry of Christine de Pisan - Rondeaux.

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The Hundred Ballads of Christine de Pisan

Pisan, Christine de (1364–c.1430) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The early love poetry of Christine de Pisan - The Hundred Ballads (Les Cent Ballades).

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Propertius (c.50 BC–c.15 BC)

The Love Elegies of Sextus Propertius

Propertius (c.50 BC–c.15 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Love Elegies in translation, with an in-depth index.

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Pushkin, Alexander (1799–1837)

Eugene Onegin

Pushkin, Alexander (1799–1837) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Eugene Onegin in rhyming verse translation.

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Quasimodo, Salvatore (1901–1968)

Selected Poems from Salvatore Quasimodo

Quasimodo, Salvatore (1901–1968) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected poems by Salvatore Quasimodo (external links, opening in new tab).

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Racine, Jean (1639–1699)

Andromache

Racine, Jean (1639–1699) | translated by Kline, A. S.

His drama, Andromache, in a new English verse translation.

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Berenice

Racine, Jean (1639–1699) | translated by Kline, A. S.

His drama, Berenice, in a new English verse translation.

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Phaedra

Racine, Jean (1639–1699) | translated by Kline, A. S.

His drama, Phaedra, in a new English verse translation.

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Rilke, Rainer Maria (1875–1926)

Rainer Maria Rilke's German Poems & Commentary

Rilke, Rainer Maria (1875–1926) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Duino Elegies: The ten Elegies complete.

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Rainer Maria Rilke's French Poems

Rilke, Rainer Maria (1875–1926) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Rainer Maria Rilke’s French poems created during the last four years of his life.

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Rimbaud, Arthur (1854–1891)

Rimbaud

Rimbaud, Arthur (1854–1891) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A selection of his poetry including early poems, Les Illuminations and Une Saison En Enfer both complete, and an extract from the 'Voyant' Letter.

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Ronsard, Pierre de (1524–1585)

Selected poems from Pierre de Ronsard

Ronsard, Pierre de (1524–1585) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected poems, in English verse.

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Rostand, Edmond (1868–1918)

Cyrano de Bergerac

Rostand, Edmond (1868–1918) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Cyrano de Bergerac, in English verse.

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Sappho (630 BC–570 BC)

Sappho - Selected Poems

Sappho (630 BC–570 BC) | translated by Theodoridis, George

Sappho: Selected Poems.

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Sappho, Poems and Fragments

Sappho (630 BC–570 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected Poems and Fragments: Reconstructed from the source text.

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Scève, Maurice (c. 1501–c. 1564)

Délie

Scève, Maurice (c. 1501–c. 1564) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A selection of the poems from Scève's Délie presented with fifty allegorical woodcuts.

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Shakespeare, William (1564–1616)

Quotations from Shakespeare

Shakespeare, William (1564–1616) | arranged by Kline, A. S.

A new Anthology of 1400 Quotations from the complete works arranged by theme.

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Shao, X. Z.

View X. Z. Shao's blog - 'A Poetic Voice From China', or a selection of poems.

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Sidney, Philip (1554–1586)

Astrophil & Stella

Sidney, Philip (1554–1586) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The complete sonnets of Astrophil & Stella, each with a prose equivalent to aid comprehension.

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Sophocles (c.496–c.406 BC)

The Plays of Sophocles

Sophocles (c.496–c.406 BC) | translated by Theodoridis, George

Ajax: A new translation of this little-known play.

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Statius (c.45–c.96)

Statius's Thebaid

Statius (c.45–c.96) | translated by Kline, A. S.

His epic of the Seven Against Thebes, which was highly valued by Dante and Chaucer and influenced both Renaissance theatre and epic.

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Strassburg, Gottfried von (c.1165–c.1215)

Tristan

Strassburg, Gottfried von (c.1165–c.1215) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Strassburg's unfinished Tristan with the concluding Thomas fragments.

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Suetonius (69–140)

The Twelve Caesars

Suetonius (69–140) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Twelve Caesars in a new prose translation, with an in-depth hyperlinked index.

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Tacitus, Publius Cornelius (c.56–c.120)

The Agricola & Germania

Tacitus, Publius Cornelius (c.56–c.120) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Agricola and Germania of Publius Cornelius Tacitus.

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The Annals

Tacitus, Publius Cornelius (c.56–c.120) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Annals of Publius Cornelius Tacitus.

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The Histories

Tacitus, Publius Cornelius (c.56–c.120) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Histories of Publius Cornelius Tacitus.

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The Pearl Poet (c.1390)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

The Pearl Poet (c.1390) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A modernised version or translation, retaining the alliterative style, and close to the original, but eliminating archaisms which would require explanatory notes.

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Tibullus, Albius (c.55 BC–19 BC)

The Complete Poems of Tibullus and Sulpicia

Tibullus, Albius (c.55 BC–19 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The complete poems of Tibullus and of Sulpicia.

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Troubadours, The (c.1100–c.1350)

Troubadour Poetry, From Dawn to Dawn

Troubadours, The (c.1100–c.1350) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Sixty poems of the Troubadours translated from the Occitan. The translations are close to the originals in content, rhyme-scheme and rhythm. Included are translations of poems by Guillaume de Poitiers, Jaufre Rudel, Beatritz de Dia, Bernart de Ventadorn, Arnaut Daniel, Peire Vidal, Bertran de Born, Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, Guillem de Cabestan, Sordello, and others.

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Troyes, Chrétien de (1130–1191)

The Arthurian Romances of Chrétien de Troyes

Troyes, Chrétien de (1130–1191) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Chrétien de Troyes' Arthurian Romances including Érec and Énide, Cligès, Yvain, the Knight of the Lion, Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart and Perceval, the Story of the Grail.

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Tsvetaeva, Marina (1892–1941)

Twenty-Four Poems from Marina Tsvetaeva

Tsvetaeva, Marina (1892–1941) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Twenty-Four Poems in verse translation.

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Various Authors

Tendresses

Various Authors

Translations of poems in the European Languages from: Sappho, Catullus, Dante, Petrarch, Goethe, Leopardi, Pushkin, Heine, Baudelaire, Mallarmé, Mandelstam and Machado.

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Stretch Your Mind

Various Authors

A personal selection of links to texts at Project Gutenberg, as a tribute to Michael S. Hart (1947-2011) inventor of the e-book.

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Various Authors (1718–1943)

Clear Voices

Various Authors (1718–1943) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Sixty-eight poems translated from the Russian including poems by Pushkin, Blok, Akhmatova, and Mandelstam.

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Various Authors (1880–1986)

French Poetry of the 20th Century

Various Authors (1880–1986) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected Poems from the French early to mid-20th century including poems by Apollinaire, Supervielle, Breton, Tzara, Eluard, Artaud, Aragon, Desnos, Prévert, Ponge, Char, and others (external links, opening in new tab).

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Various Authors (1883–1981)

Five 20th Century Italian Poets

Various Authors (1883–1981) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Forty-nine poems from the early 20th Century by Umberto Saba, Dino Campana, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Salvatore Quasimodo, and Eugenio Montale (external links, opening in new tab).

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Various Authors (500–200 BC)

Lines of Love, Wine and Song: The Muses at Work

Various Authors (500–200 BC) | translated by Theodoridis, George

A selection of poetry by Anacreon and others.

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Various Authors (c.1100–c.1400)

Early French Poetry

Various Authors (c.1100–c.1400) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A selection of poems from Early France. Including translations of poems by Marie de France, Arnaut Daniel, Bertran de Born, Thibaut IV Roi de Navarre, Guillaume de Machaut, Eustace Deschamps, Christine de Pisan, and Charles d'Orléans.

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Various Authors (c.1200–c.1600)

Italian Poetry to 1600

Various Authors (c.1200–c.1600) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A selection of poems from Early and Renaissance Italy. Including translations of poems by Guido Cavalcanti, Lorenzo de Medici, Poliziano, Michelangelo, Vittoria Colonna, Gaspara Stampa, and Tasso.

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Various Authors (c.1800)

French Poetry of the 19th Century

Various Authors (c.1800) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected Poems from the French 19th century including poems by Victor Hugo, Gérard de Nerval, Alfred de Musset, Théophile Gautier, Leconte de Lisle, Stéphane Mallarmé, Paul Verlaine, Jules Laforgue and Guillaume Apollinaire.

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Vazha-Pshavela (1861–1915)

Host and Guest

Vazha-Pshavela (1861–1915) | translated by Jgerenaia, Lela G.

A new translation of his Classic 19th Century Georgian poem Host and Guest.

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Verlaine, Paul (1844–1896)

Selected Poems from Paul Verlaine

Verlaine, Paul (1844–1896) | translated by Kline, A. S.

A personal selection of seventy-three poems by Paul Verlaine.

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Further Poems from Paul Verlaine

Verlaine, Paul (1844–1896) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Further poems in translation.

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Les Poètes Maudits

Verlaine, Paul (1844–1896) | translated by Kline, A. S.

An English translation of Paul Verlaine's ‘Accursed’ Poets (Les Poètes Maudits), first published in 1884.

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Villon, Francois (1432–1463)

Villon

Villon, Francois (1432–1463) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Selected poems in verse translation, including Ballade des Dames du Temps Jadis, Les Regrets de la Belle Heaulmière, and Ballade des Pendus.

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Virgil (70 BC–19 BC)

The Eclogues, Georgics & Aeneid

Virgil (70 BC–19 BC) | translated by Kline, A. S.

The Eclogues: The pastoral poems.

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Zorrilla, José (1817-1893)

Don Juan Tenorio

Zorrilla, José (1817-1893) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Don Juan Tenorio, in English verse, with parallel Spanish text and line numbers (translated in collaboration with Nancy Mayberry).

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Éluard, Paul (1895–1952)

Twenty-Four Poems from Paul Éluard

Éluard, Paul (1895–1952) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Twenty-four poems in translation (external links, opening in new tab).

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Sixteen More Poems from Paul Éluard

Éluard, Paul (1895–1952) | translated by Kline, A. S.

Sixteen more poems in translation (external links, opening in new tab).

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