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War music : an account of books 1-4 and 16-19 of Homer's Illiad

Author: Christopher Logue; Homer.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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In his brilliant rendering of eight books of Homer's "Iliad, Logue here retells some of the most evocative episodes of the war classic, including the death of Patroclus and Achilles's fateful return to battle, that sealed the doom of Troy. Compulsively readable, Logue's poetry flies off the page, and his compelling descriptions of the horrors of war have a surreal, dreamlike quality that has been compared to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Poetry
Named Person: Achilles, (Mythological character); Homer; Homer.; Achilles, (Mythological character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Logue; Homer.
ISBN: 0226491900 9780226491905
OCLC Number: 52178487
Description: xix, 215 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Kings --
The husbands --
War music.
Responsibility: Christopher Logue.
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Logue chooses to retell some of the most evocative episodes in the Iliad, including the death of Patrochus and the fateful return of Achilles to the fight, which sealed the doom of Troy.  Read more...

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