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Homer : a beginner's guide

Author: Elton T E Barker; Joel Christensen
Publisher: London : Oneworld, 2013.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this informative guide to the writings of Homer, the authors use elements of familiarity, such as rap and Lord of the Rings, to help the reader understand these ancient writings and how they deal with timeless questions that are still a part of our modern world.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Homer.; Homer; Homer.; Homer.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elton T E Barker; Joel Christensen
ISBN: 9781780742298 1780742290
OCLC Number: 816564438
Description: vi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction. O Homer, where art thou? --
Homer's epic cosmos : a world full of gods, heroes, and men --
The Iliad : the poem of politics --
Inside Troy --
Ending the Troy story --
The Odyssey : a poem of many turns --
Odysseus, singer of tales --
Ithaca, home --
Epilogue. Homer : the much-resounding sea.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: Elton Barker and Joel Christensen.

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"A really good introduction to the Iliad and Odyssey, wearing its learning lightly and conveying a sense of both the delights and the profundity of the Homeric poems." Christopher Pelling, Regius Read more...

 
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