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Homer : a very short introduction

Author: Barbara Graziosi
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature, inspiring artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers throughout history. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Homer; Homer.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Graziosi
ISBN: 9780191785238 0191785237 9780199589944 0199589941
OCLC Number: 1101136963
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2019.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Looking for Homer --
Textual clues --
Material clues --
The poet in the poems --
The wrath of Achilles --
A poem about Troy --
The tragedy of Hector --
The man of many turns --
Women and monsters --
An infernal journey.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Barbara Graziosi.

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