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Venus, by Auguste Rodin

Length: 66 pages15 minutes


Written in 1912, "Venus" is sculptor Auguste Rodin's passionate ode to one of art's great masterpieces, the Venus de Milo, now in the Louvre Museum in Paris. This new, expanded edition of Rodin's unique text, also includes "The Dance of Shiva", Rodin's loose, written impressions of a bronze statue of the Hindu god Shiva. This is Dorothy Dudley's original, authorized English translation of "Venus" from 1912. "The Dance of Shiva" was newly translated by Tina A. Kover in 2009.

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