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Homer : the poetry of the past

Author: Andrew Laughlin Ford
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, [1994] ©1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Andrew Ford here addresses, in a manner both engaging and richly informed, the perennial questions of what poetry is, how it came to be, and what it is for. Focusing on the critical moment in Western literature when the heroic tales of the Greek oral tradition began to be preserved in writing, he examines these questions in the light of Homeric poetry. Through fresh readings of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Homer; Homer.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Laughlin Ford
ISBN: 0801482372 9780801482373 9781501740657 1501740652
OCLC Number: 978035932
Description: xii, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Ford.

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Andrew Ford here addresses, in a manner both engaging and richly informed, the perennial questions of what poetry is, how it came to be, and what it is for...  Read more...

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