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The Iliad : action as poetry

Author: Paolo Vivante
Publisher: Boston : Twayne, 1991.
Series: Twayne's masterwork studies, no. 60.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vivante, Paolo.
Iliad.
Boston : Twayne, 1991
(OCoLC)648616153
Named Person: Homer.; Homerus.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Vivante
ISBN: 0805779876 9780805779875 080578036X 9780805780369
OCLC Number: 22180672
Description: vii, 150 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Homer's place in history --
The importance of the work --
Critical reception --
Simplicity of the plot and dramatic development --
Family relations --
Priam, Hecuba, and Hector --
Priam and Achilles --
Philosophical implications of Homer's perception of reality --
Characterization --
Fate, the gods, and mythology --
Time --
Nature --
Inevitability --
Unity --
The Iliad and other epics.
Series Title: Twayne's masterwork studies, no. 60.
Responsibility: Paolo Vivante.

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