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Taking her seriously : Penelope & the plot of Homer's Odyssey

Author: Richard Heitman
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Taking her seriously is a reevaluation of Penelope, one of the most universally admired female characters in Western classical literature. Casting her in a new light, Richard Heitman emphasizes the courage, steadfastness, and integrity of this iconic figure while facing potentially tragic decisions. Homer's treatment of events in Ithaca and the motivations of Penelope throughout the denser books of the Odyssey
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heitman, Richard, 1952-
Taking her seriously.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2005
(OCoLC)647427665
Named Person: Homer.; Homer; Homer.; Homerus; Penelope.; Homerus.; Penelope.
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Heitman
ISBN: 0472114891 9780472114894
OCLC Number: 57675830
Description: 136 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The stakes of the plot --
Strategy for survival --
How old is Telemachos? --
Penelope as tragic heroine --
The limits of deception --
The poem of mind.
Responsibility: Richard Heitman.
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