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Jesper Svenbro (born March 10, 1944, in Landskrona) is a Swedish poet, classical philologist, and member of the Swedish Academy.

Svenbro was educated at Lund University, where he was awarded a Ph.D. in 1976 for his dissertation La parole et le marbre: aux origines de la poétique grecque, on the origin of ancient Greek poetics. Other works include Phrasikleia: anthropologie de la lecture en Grèce ancienne (1988). He is director of research at Centre Louis Gernet (CRCSA) in Paris. In 2006, he was elected a member of the Swedish Academy, succeeding the poet Östen Sjöstrand in seat 8.

His poetry has been translated into English by the Swedish critic Lars-Håkan Svensson and the American poet John Matthias, and appearing, among other venues, in the journal Samizdat and the volume The Three-Toed Gull: Selected Poems, published by Northwestern University Press.
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Total Books: 12
Phrasikleia
2005 - Phrasikleia (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783770539734
ISBN-10: 3770539737
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Gewalt im Mittelalter
2005 - Gewalt Im Mittelalter (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783770538812
ISBN-10: 3770538811
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Three-Toed Gull  Selected Poems
2003 - Three-toed Gull Selected Poems (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780810118959
ISBN-10: 0810118955
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Three-Toed Gull Selected Poems
2003 - Three-toed Gull Selected Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780810120426
ISBN-10: 0810120429
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Craft of Zeus  Myths of Weaving and Fabric
2001 - The Craft of Zeus Myths of Weaving and Fabric [Revealing Antiquity] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674005785
ISBN-10: 0674005783
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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The Craft of Zeus  Myths of Weaving and Fabric
1996 - The Craft of Zeus Myths of Weaving and Fabric [Revealing Antiquity] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780674175495
ISBN-10: 0674175492
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Phrasikleia An Anthropology of Reading in Ancient Greece
1993 - Phrasikleia an Anthropology of Reading in Ancient Greece [Myth and Poetics] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780801425196
ISBN-10: 0801425190
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Phrasilkeia An Anthropology of Reading in Ancient Greece
1992 - Phrasilkeia an Anthropology of Reading in Ancient Greece [Myth and Poetics] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780801497520
ISBN-10: 0801497523
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Storia Della Lettura Nella Grecia Antica [Biblioteca di cultura moderna] (Paperback)