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The Odyssey.

Author: Barry B Powell
Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poet and Homeric scholar Barry B. Powell offers a major new translation of this enduring epic poem.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Powell, Barry B.
Odyssey.
Cary : Oxford University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry B Powell
ISBN: 9780199360321 0199360324
OCLC Number: 958577689
Notes: Book 14. Odysseus in the Pig Herder's Hut.
Description: 1 online resource (482 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title Page; Title page ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents; List of Maps and Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Translator; Maps; Homeric Timeline; Introduction ; THE DIFFICULTY OF HOMER ; WHO WAS HOMER? ; THE TEXT OF HOMER ; THE ALEXANDRIAN VULGATE ; BEFORE AND AFTER THE VULGATE ; THE HOMERIC QUESTION ; THE ORAL-FORMULAIC THEORY. MILMAN PARRY AND ALBERT B. LORD THE ORAL STYLE ; HOMER AND THE ALPHABET ; THE INVENTION OF THE ALPHABET ; MENIN AEIDE THEA PELEIADEO AKHILEOS ; WHY HOMER IS IMPORTANT ; THE FIRST TEXT OF HOMER ; THE GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION OF ORAL SONG ; HOMER AND HISTORY ; GREEK HISTORY. SCHLIEMANN' S TROY WAS THERE A TROJAN WAR? ; THE HOMECOMING OF ODYSSEUS ; SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND GEOGRAPHICAL BACKGROUND ; NOSTOS ; THE FOLKTALE OF THE HOMECOMING HUSBAND ; THE MORAL ODYSSEY ; MYTHIC PATTERNS IN THE ODYSSEY ; THE SINGER SINGS ; TRANSLATION ISSUES. THE REPETITIVE STYLE GETTING USED TO HOMER'S WORLD ; ON THIS TRANSLATION ; TRANSLITERATION AND PRONUNCIATION OF NAMES ; Book 1. Telemachos in Ithaca ; Book 2. Telemachos Calls an Assembly ; Book 3. Telemachos in Pylos ; Book 4. Telemachos in Sparta ; Book 5. Odysseus and Kalypso. Book 6. Odysseus and Nausicaä Book 7. Odysseus in the Phaeacian Court ; Book 8. The Stranger in Town ; Book 9. Odysseus in the Cave of Cyclops ; Book 10. Odysseus and Kirkê ; Book 11. Odysseus in the Underworld ; Book 12. Odysseus on the Island of the Sun ; Book 13. Home at Last.

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Poet and Homeric scholar Barry B. Powell offers a major new translation of this enduring epic poem.

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