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Richmond Lattimore Papers - Articles, Essays, Reviews, and Dissertations

Part II: Box and Folder List

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Collection Number: M 48

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June 2005
Last Updated: June 9, 2005

Richmond Lattimore with his students. Date unknown.

 

 

 

Published Articles and Essays (chronologically arranged)
Box Folder
Contents
Date
4 1 "Portents and Prophecies in Connection with the Emperor Vespasian." The Classical Journal. Offprint. 1934 March
  2 "Aeschylus on the Defeat of Xerxes." Classical Studies. 1943
  3 "Greek and Latin Sepulchral Inscriptions." The Classical Bulletin 1943 Nov
  4

Miscellaneous articles from Classical Philology.

"Pindar Nemean 7.70-74" (Apr. 1945)

"Pindar Olympian 9.100-112" (Oct. 1946)

"Sappho 2 and Catullus 51" (July 1944)

1944-46
  5 "Letter from Athens" - The Hudson Review 1961-2 Winter
  6

"Why the Devil is the Devil." The Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 2 offprints. AMs.

1962 Oct
  7

"Nausikaa's Suitors." 2 offprints from the University of Illinois Press.

1966
  21 "Man and God in Homer." Penrose Memorial Lecture. Offprint from the American Philosophical Society. 2 carbon copies of TD. With footnotes. 1970 Dec.
  22
"Man and God in Homer." Notes. AMs.
 
  8

"The Legend in Greek Tragedy." Literature and Western Civilization. Offprint. TD. With corrections in RL's hand.

1972
  9

"The Narrative Elements of Athenian Greek Tragedy." Draft of "The Legend in Greek Tragedy (see above). AMs.

1972
  10 "Prospero." From I. A. Richards: Essays in his Honor. Offprint. 1973
  11 "Sir Denys Page (1908-1978)." Year Book of the American Philosophical Society. Offprint. 1978
  12

"Optatives of Consent and Refusal." Arktouros. Offprint. TD, with Greek text in RL's hand. Photocopy.

1979
  13

"Optatives of Consent and Refusal." Unbound notes. AMs.

1979
  19 "On Classical and English Poetry." The Phoenix. Offprint. Original version was a paper presented at the Symposium on "Classical and Modern Poetry" at the American Philological Association. n.d.

 

Unpublished Articles and Essays
Box Folder Contents
4 23 "Concerning the Structure and Composition of Pindar's Epinician Odes..." Untitled paper.
  24 "The Greek Theme in Modern Drama." Unpublished essay. TD. and AMs.
  26 "Sophocles: Ajax." Essay. AMs.
  25 "Two Theories Concerning the Origin of Tragedy." 2 photocopies of TD essay.
5 8

"The Greek and the Barbarian in Herodotus" Unpublished essay. AMs. 10p.

 

Reviews
Box Folder Contents Date
4 14 RL's Reviews of Other Scholars. 1949-59
  15 Reviews from the American Journal of Philology. 1937 July- 1959 Jan
  16

RL's Reviews and Evaluations of Other Poets

RL's Introduction to a poem by Wallace Stevens. TD.

L's Review of Brotherly Love, by Daniel Hoffman. Carbon copy of TD.

RL's notes and evaluations of the original poetry and translations of others. Includes Douglas Worth, Robert Fitzgerald, Howard Moss, Ezra Pound, Adrienne Rich, Galway Kinnell, John Montague, Alan Stephens, Frederick Buell, L.E. Sissman, Vladimir Nabokov, Constantine Cavafy, Charles Boer, Léon Damas, J.A. Richards, Voznesensky, William Mills, John Gill, and Robert Graves. AMs. 71p.

n.d.
  17 "Poetry Chronicle." Hudson Review. Offprint. 3 copies. Carbon copy of TD. 1982 Spring
  18 "Embarrassed with Riches." Review of The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation. Hudson Review. Offprint. 4 copies. 1982 Spring
  20 Report of a forum on classical translation in which RL participated. Poetry Society of America Bulletin. 1977 Oct.

 

 

Miscellaneous Notes and Bibliography
Box Folder
Contents
    Notes
4 27 "Oedipus Tyrannus -- Analytical Outline." TD.
  28 Draft fragments and notes on tragedy, untitled fragments. AMs.
  29 Miscellaneous manuscript fragments and notes re: classical Greece. Notepad and AMs.
  30 Untitled notes on the Geography of Paradise, the Underworld, etc. AMs.
    Bibliographical Materials
4 31 Bibliography by subject. AMs.
  32 Bibliography, 1934-1962, of RL's writings. AMs.

 

 

Articles and Dissertations about Richmond Lattimore
Box Folder
Contents
Date
7 1 "R. L.: Classics In Our Time." PA Humanities Council, travelling exhibit for public libraries. 1987 Autumn
  2 "To Say Something: The Poetic Courage of Richmond Lattimore." Sydney Lear. TD. n.d.
   
Letter from Sydney Lear to R. L. TLS.
n.y. March 2
  3 "Richmond Lattimore: The Archaeology of Time," Jeanne Gault Howes, Dissertation, Department of English, Case Western Reserve University. c. 1977
   
Letters from Howes to Lattimore. ALS. and 4 TLS.
1976-1977
   
Committee reports on Howes' Dissertation, photocopies.
 
  4

Text of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript, 1-1v; 1-72.

 
  5

Texts of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript, 73-194.

 
  6

Text of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript: 195-317.

 
  7

Text of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript: 318-485.

 
  8

Draft of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript.

 
  9

Draft of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript; photocopy of Richmond Lattimore poem. 41p; 1p.

 
  10

Draft of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript.

 
  11

Draft of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript.

 
  12

Draft of Dissertation: photocopy of typescript; poems of Richmond Lattimore.

 

 

 

Book Reviews and Notices of Richmond Lattimore's Works
Box Folder
Contents (chronologically arranged)
Date
9 1 The Odes of Pindar (2nd edition, 1977). 27 clippings. 1943-1961
  2 The Complete Greek Tragedies. 51 clippings; 47 copies of reviews; carbon copy of review list for Euripides III. 1958
  3 Hesiod. 3 clippings. 1959
  4 The Iliad of Homer (1st edition). 40 clippings; 3 photocopies of reviews. 1951-1961
  5 Greek Lyrics. 7 clippings, 1 photocopy of review. 1956-1963
  6 Poems. 7 clippings; 7 photocopies of reviews. 1957-1958
  7

The Poetry of Greek Tragedy. Announcement of publication from the Johns Hopkins Press; typescript of review; 15 clippings; 12 photocopies of reviews.

1958-1963
  8 The Iliad of Homer (2nd edition). 26 clippings; 48 photocopies of reviews. 1962-1963
  9 Sestina For a Far-Off Summer. 1962-1963
  10 Story Patterns in Greek Tragedy. 17 clippings; 3 photocopies of reviews. 1964-1966
  11 The Stride of Time. Offprint of "In Spite of Artifice." 1966-1967
  12 The Odyssey. 21 clippings; 6 photocopies of reviews. 1967-1968
  13 Poems from Three Decades. 7 clippings; 7 photocopies of reviews. 1972-1974
  14

Iphigeneia in Tauris (from The Greek Tragedy in New Translations). Announcement from Oxford University Press; 6 clippings; 21 photocopies of reviews.

1974-1979
  15 The Iliad of Homer (3rd edition). 3 photocopies of reviews. 1977-1978
  16

The Four Gospels and the Revelation. Offprint of "In Spite of Artifice"; catalog of Book of the Month Club; catalog of Quality Paperbacks Book Club; 11 clippings; 19 photocopies of reviews.

1979-1981
  17 Acts and Letters of the Apostles. 7 clippings; 9 photocopies of reviews. 1982-1984
  18

Continuing Conclusions. Lousiana State University Press announcement; photocopy of typescript of radio review aired on WNIB-Chicago; 19 photocopies of reviews.

1983-1984
  19

Miscellaneous Reviews and Commentaries. 3 clippings; review of Themes in Greek and Latin Epitaphs, inscribed by Herbert Bloch; letter for private circulation - "Concerning the Contents of the Hudson Review, Spring 1960", author unknown.

 

 

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