Homer: The Resonance of Epic

Homer: The Resonance of Epic

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This book offers a new approach to the study of Homeric epic by combining ancient Greek perceptions of Homer with up-to-date scholarship on traditional poetry. Part I argues that, in the archaic period, the Greeks saw the lliad and Odyssey neither as literary works in the modern sense nor as the products of oral poetry. Instead, they regarded them as belonging to a much wider history of the divine cosmos, whose structures and themes are reflected in the resonant… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (December 06, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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