Homer's Odyssey

a companion to the English translation of Richmond Lattimore

Author: Peter V. Jones,Homer,Richmond Alexander Lattimore

Publisher: Bristol Classical Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 235

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Offers a line-by-line commentary explaining the many factual details, mythological allusions, and Homeric conventions that will aid in understanding Homer's methods of composition, characterization, and structure.
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The Odyssey

Author: Homer

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472532481

Category: History

Page: 352

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Homer's epic tale of Odysseus' journey home from the Trojan War, now available in the Bloomsbury Revelations series in Martin Hammond's authoritative translation.
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Odyssey VI & VII

Author: Homer,Janet Watson

Publisher: Duckworth Pub

ISBN: 9781853994890

Category: Fiction

Page: 114

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These two books of the Odyssey provide an ideal introduction to the poem, illustrating Odysseus' cunning intelligence at its best as he gains acceptance in the court of the Phaeacians, and, above all, the subtly drawn character of Nausicaa. This edition replaces the much used one by G.M. Edwards (1914). It contains text (now unexpurgated) and vocabulary, expanded commentary and new introduction. It is geared very much to the needs of those coming to Homer for the first time with a grasp of the basics of classical Greek, and assumes no previous knowledge of Homeric forms or grammar. An outline of Homeric forms, grammar, and Homeric hexameter is given in the introduction and grammar points are reiterated in the commentary. The introduction also provides an outline of questions surrounding Homer and the composition of the Iliad and Odyssey, together with a discussion of the role of books VI and VII within the epic's overall structure. This is the ideal book with which to begin and enjoy Homer.
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Homer, His Art and His World

Author: Joachim Latacz

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472083534

Category: History

Page: 175

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Published to great success in Europe, Joachim Latacz's book Homer, His Art and His World is now widely available to an English-speaking audience. Homer, His Art and His World takes Homer out of the preserve of specialists, and carefully outlines the historical background to Homer and his poetry. Current perspectives on the Iliad and the Odyssey are explained clearly, and narrow philological questions are deliberately avoided. Written in an accessible style for lovers of Homer and all who would like to be, Latacz's book brings Homer closer to the modern audience as a poet, and not as a historical source. Homer, His Art and His World includes sections on the relevance of Homer to modern issues in literary criticism; on contemporary culture and history, including the Mycenaean era; the renaissance of the eighth century B.C.E.; and the poetical context of Homer's work; as well as specific chapters on the Iliad and Odyssey and features peculiar to each poem. Homer, His Art and His World will be of interest to a broad range of readers, including those interested in the literary history of Western culture. Joachim Latacz is Professor of Greek at the University of Basel, Switzerland. James P. Holoka is Professor of Classics and Ancient History at Eastern Michigan University. Published to great success in Europe, Joachim Latacz's book Homer, His Art and His World is now widely available to an English-speaking audience. Homer, His Art and His World takes Homer out of the preserve of specialists, and carefully outlines the historical background to Homer and his poetry. Current perspectives on the Iliad and the Odyssey are explained clearly, and narrow philological questions are deliberately avoided. Written in an accessible style for lovers of Homer and all who would like to be, Latacz's book brings Homer closer to the modern audience as a poet, and not as a historical source. Homer, His Art and His World includes sections on the relevance of Homer to modern issues in literary criticism; on contemporary culture and history, including the Mycenaean era; the renaissance of the eighth century B.C.E.; and the poetical context of Homer's work; as well as specific chapters on the Iliad and Odyssey and features peculiar to each poem. Homer, His Art and His World will be of interest to a broad range of readers, including those interested in the literary history of Western culture. Joachim Latacz is Professor of Greek at the University of Basel, Switzerland. James P. Holoka is Professor of Classics and Ancient History at Eastern Michigan University.
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Homer: A Guide for the Perplexed

Author: Ahuvia Kahane

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441100105

Category: History

Page: 208

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An overview of Homer and Homeric poetry, discussing his reception and the influence of Homer, especially on contemporary thought.
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Theatres of Action

Papers for Chris Dearden

Author: John Davidson (Ph.D.),Arthur John Pomeroy,Christopher William Dearden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781877332104

Category: Drama

Page: 237

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The Classical Epic

An Annotated Bibliography

Author: Thomas J. Sienkewicz

Publisher: Magill Bibliographies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 265

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A selective bibliography on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid, directed toward the first-time reader of these works in translation, especially high school and general college students looking for sources for course papers and projects.
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The library and reading of Jonathan Swift

a bio-bibliographical handbook. Swift's library in four volumes

Author: Dirk Friedrich Passmann,Heinz J. Vienken

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783631419267

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

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Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

Page: N.A

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Critical essays on Homer

Author: Kenneth John Atchity,Ron Charles Hogart,Doug Price

Publisher: G K Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 245

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The full range of literary traditions comes to life in the Twayne Critical Essays Series. Volume editors have carefully selected critical essays that represent the full spectrum of controversies, trends and methodologies relating to each author's work. Essays include writings from the author's native country and abroad, with interpretations from the time they were writing, through the present day.Each volume includes: -- An introduction providing the reader with a lucid overview of criticism from its beginnings -- illuminating controversies, evaluating approaches and sorting out the schools of thought-- The most influential reviews and the best reprinted scholarly essays-- A section devoted exclusively to reviews and reactions by the subject's contemporaries-- Original essays, new translations and revisions commissioned especially for the series-- Previously unpublished materials such as interviews, lost letters and manuscript fragments-- A bibliography of the subject's writings and interviews-- A name and subject index
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Lexikon des frühgriechischen Epos

Author: Bruno Snell

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 3525255292

Category: Science

Page: 47

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xlviip (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010)
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Omeros

Author: Derek Walcott

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783446182998

Category:

Page: 343

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Political Returns

Irony, Theory, and the Anti-nuclear Movement

Author: John Evan Seery

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 682

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Die verlorenen Bücher der Odyssee

Roman

Author: Zachary Mason

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518777408

Category: Fiction

Page: 230

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Es könnte auch alles ganz anders gewesen sein: Odysseus entscheidet sich gegen den Bau des Trojanischen Pferdes; Polyphem, der bösartige Zyklop, ist ein sanftmütiger Riese; Penelope, des Wartens müde, hat längst einen anderen geheiratet oder aber: Als der Held endlich im heimatlichen Ithaka angekommen ist, langweilt er sich bald so sehr, daß er erneut die Segel hißt ... In seinem hochgelobten Debütroman erfindet Zachary Mason Homers Epos vom listenreichen Odysseus und seinen Irrfahrten ganz neu. Spielerisch packt Mason den Klassiker, stellt ihn auf den Kopf und präsentiert einen frischen, zeitgenössischen Roman über die Reise eines Mannes zu sich selbst. Und schafft dabei mit leichter Hand die Illusion, daß dieses Buch der verlorengegangene Urtext von Homers Meisterwerk sein könnte. Mason ist ein wunderbar amüsantes, kluges und wagemutiges Buch gelungen, das den postmodernen Erzählungen von Jorge Luis Borges und Italo Calvino in nichts nachsteht.
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Asterios Polyp

Author: David Mazzucchelli

Publisher: Eichborn Verlag

ISBN: 9783821861302

Category: Fiction

Page: 344

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In seinem epischen Meisterwerk über die Suche eines Mannes nach Liebe, dem Sinn des Lebens und perfekten architektonischen Proportionen definiert David Mazzucchelli ein ganzes Genre neu. Asterios Polyp könnte ein glücklicher Mann sein. Er ist ein hoch angesehener Architekt, er unterrichtet an einer ehrwürdigen Uni-versität, und er heiratet die Liebe seines Lebens. Doch Asterios ist auch ein Versager: Keiner seiner ehrgeizigen Entwürfe wurde je gebaut, sie existieren nur auf dem Papier, sein Hochmut macht ihn zu einem einsamen Menschen, seine warmherzige Frau Hana verlässt ihn. Als an seinem 50. Geburtstag seine New Yorker Wohnung in Flammen aufgeht, steht er vor den Trümmern seiner Existenz. Benommen verlässt er die Stadt und heuert irgendwo in einer Kleinstadt als Automechaniker an. Die Menschen dort hätte er früher nur verachtet, jetzt ist er einer von ihnen und sucht, überwältigt von seinen Erinnerungen, nach Erlösung. Und einer zweiten Chance - vielleicht. "Asterios Polyp" ist das Opus magnum eines weltweit bewunderten Comic-Künstlers: ein vielschichtiger Ideenroman, ein faszinierendes Gesamtkunstwerk aus Sprache und Bildern und eine große, berührende Liebesgeschichte.
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Homerische Untersuchungen

Author: Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff

Publisher: Georg Olms Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Epic poetry, Greek

Page: 426

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