Robert Fagles

Robert Fagles

Robert Fagles was an American professor, poet, and academic, best known for his many translations of ancient Greek classics, especially his acclaimed translations of the epic poems of Homer. He taught English and comparative literature for many years at Princeton University. Wikipedia*

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Robert Fagles has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Interview. Most common tags: About Books, Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:c. November 24, 1997 - Present Professor, Princeton University Videos: 2

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  • Odyssey and Iliad Translations

    Odyssey and Iliad Translations

    Ms. Storace interviewed Professor Fagles talked about the years he spent working on translations of Homer’s The Iliad and The…

  • Readings from the Odyssey

    Readings from the Odyssey

    Mr. Fagles, Mr. Robards and Ms. Walker read portions of Homer’s epic The Odyssey. It tells the stories of Odysseus' attempts…

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