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Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad.

Author: Jonathan L Ready
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the first comprehensive examination of Homer's similes in the Iliad as arenas of heroic competition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ready, Jonathan L.
Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2011
Named Person: Homer.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan L Ready
ISBN: 9781139040686 1139040685 9781139044851 1139044850
OCLC Number: 710974883
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Simile and the Homeric Comparative Spectrum; 2 Similes and Likenesses in the Character-Text; 3 A Preparation for Reading Sequences of Similes; 4 Sequences of Similes in the Character-Text; 5 Narrator, Character, and Simile; 6 Similes in the Narrator-Text; Conclusion: The Odyssey Compared; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index Locorum; Index of Names, Subjects, and Greek Words.

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Jonathan L. Ready demonstrates that Homer uses similes in the Iliad as arenas of heroic competition. In addition to presenting the first sustained critical exploration of similes spoken by  Read more...

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