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The Iliad

Author: Homer.; Stephen Mitchell
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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A new translation of Homer's ancient masterpiece endeavors to instill the poetic nature of its original language while retaining accuracy, readability, and character vibrancy.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Stephen Mitchell
ISBN: 9781439163375 1439163375
OCLC Number: 693207979
Language Note: Translated from the Greek.
Description: lxiii, 466 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. About the Greek Text. About This Translation. On the Pronounciation of Greek Names. Map. Books 1 --
24. Notes on the Introductory Sections. Notes on the Translation. Notes on the Greek Text. Pronouncing Glossary. Bibliography. Acknowledgements.
Other Titles: Iliad.
Responsibility: Homer ; translated, with an introduction and notes, by Stephen Mitchell.
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A stunning new translation of the classic tale of Greeks, Trojans and the fall of Troy; An ILIAD for the 21st century.  Read more...

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A sturdy, muscular, and nuanced translation that will surely bring many new readers to this great work, 'one of the monuments of our own magnificence,' in Stephen Mitchell's happy formulation. John Read more...

 
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