Penguin Classics

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Emile Victor Rieu (1887—1972) literary scholar and translator

Sir Allen Lane (1902—1970) publisher

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Launched by A. Lane in 1946 with E. V. Rieu’s translation of The Odyssey. Rieu, who was also founding editor, initially preferred writers over academics to produce original translations, and ...

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