Fagles, Robert

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FAGLES, Robert

FAGLES, Robert. American, b. 1933. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Translations. Career: Translator from ancient Greek, poet, and educator. Yale University, New Haven, CT, instructor of English, 1959-60; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, instructor of English, 1960-62, assistant professor, 1962-65, associate professor of English and comparative literature, 1965-70, professor of comparative literature, 1970-2002, emeritus, 2002-, Program in Comparative Literature, director, 1965-, founding chair of department, 1975-94. Publications: TRANSLATIONS: Bacchylides, Complete Poems, 1961; (author of introductory essays, notes, and glossary with W.B. Stanford) Aeschylus, The Oresteia, 1975; Sophocles, The Three Theban Plays, 1984; Homer, The Iliad, 1990; Homer, The Odyssey, 1996. POETRY: I, Vincent: Poems from the Pictures of Van Gogh, 1978. OTHER: (co-ed.) Homer: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1962; (co-ed.) Pope's Iliad and Odyssey, 1967; Sophocles: Antigone & Oedipus the King: A Companion to the Penguin Translation of Robert Fagles, 1987. Address: Program in Comparative Literature, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, U.S.A.