Cover of: The Cambridge companion to Homer | edited by Robert Fowler.

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Table of Contents

pt. 1. The poems and their narrator. The Iliad : an unpredictable classic / Donald Lateiner ; The Odyssey and its explorations / Michael Silk ; The story-teller and his audience / Ruth Scodel
pt. 2. The characters. The Gods in the Homeric epics / Emily Kearns ; Manhood and heroism / Michael Clarke ; Gender and Homeric epic / Nancy Felson and Laura Slatkin
pt. 3. The poet's craft. Formulas, metre and type-scenes / Matthew Clark ; Similes and other likenesses / Richard Buxton ; The speeches / Jasper Griffin
pt. 4. Text and context. Epic as genre / John Miles Foley ; The epic tradition in Greece / Ken Dowden ; Homer's society / Robin Osborne ; The Homeric question / Robert Fowler
pt. 5. Homeric receptions. Homer and Greek literature / Richard Hunter ; Roman Homer / Joseph Farrell ; Homer and English epic / Penelope Wilson ; Homer and the Romantics / Timothy Webb ; Homer and Ulysses / Vanda Zajko ; Homer : the history of an idea / James I. Porter ; "Shards and suckers" : contemporary receptions of Homer / Lorna Hardwick ; Homer in English translation / George Steiner.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Cambridge companions to literature
Genre
Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
883/.01
Library of Congress
PA4037 .C258 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvii, 419 p. :
Number of pages
419

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3435984M
Internet Archive
cambridgecompani00fowl
ISBN 10
0521813026, 0521012465
LC Control Number
2005279822
OCLC/WorldCat
56655232
Library Thing
1128641
Goodreads
4838041
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