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Black odysseys : the Homeric Odyssey in the African diaspora since 1939

Author: Justine McConnell
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2013.
Series: Classical presences
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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This book explores works from Africa and the African diaspora which respond to the Homeric Odyssey. As a founding text of the Western canon, and as a homecoming trope and quest for identity, the  Read more...

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Named Person: Homerus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Justine McConnell
ISBN: 9780199605002 0199605009
OCLC Number: 854685535
Description: x, 312 Seiten.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION: THE ODYSSEYS OF POSTCOLONIALISM; CODA: NEW DIRECTIONS: JATINDER VERMA AND TARA ARTS; CONCLUSION: REWRITING ODYSSEYS; APPENDIX: INTERVIEW WITH JATINDER VERMA; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Series Title: Classical presences
Responsibility: Justine McConnell.

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a scholarly work that should lead readers interested in Homer and ancient Greece into a wider, politically charged world * Sean Sheehan, Dublin Review of Books * This volume encourages readers to Read more...

 
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