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Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad.

Author: Jonathan L Ready
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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This book presents the first comprehensive examination of Homer's similes in the Iliad as arenas of heroic competition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ready, Jonathan L.
Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2011
Named Person: Homer.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan L Ready
ISBN: 9781139040686 1139040685
OCLC Number: 710974883
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Simile and the Homeric Comparative Spectrum; 2 Similes and Likenesses in the Character-Text; 3 A Preparation for Reading Sequences of Similes; 4 Sequences of Similes in the Character-Text; 5 Narrator, Character, and Simile; 6 Similes in the Narrator-Text; Conclusion: The Odyssey Compared; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index Locorum; Index of Names, Subjects, and Greek Words.

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This book presents the first comprehensive examination of Homer's similes in the Iliad as arenas of heroic competition.

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