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A new companion to Homer

Author: Ian Morris; Barry B Powell
Publisher: New York : E.J. Brill, 1996, ©1997.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 163.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume is the first English-language survey of Homeric studies to appear for more than a generation, and the first such work to attempt to cover all fields comprehensively. Thirty leading scholars from Europe and America provide short, authoritative overviews of the state of knowledge and current controversies in the many specialist divisions in Homeric studies. The chapters pay equal attention to literary,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New companion to Homer.
New York : E.J. Brill, 1996, ©1997
(OCoLC)944058914
Named Person: Homer; Homer.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Morris; Barry B Powell
ISBN: 9004099891 9789004099890 9780585367637 0585367639
OCLC Number: 123263151
Notes: Updated ed. of: A companion to Homer. 1962.
Description: xviii, 755 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Homer and writing / Barry Powell --
Homer in antiquity / Robert Lamberton --
Homeric papyri and transmission of the text / Michael Haslam --
Homeric scholia / Gregory Nagy --
The Homeric question / Frank Turner --
Oral tradition and its implications / John Foley --
Neoanalysis / Malcolm Willcock --
Homer's dialect / Geoffrey Horrocks --
Homer's meter / Martin West --
The formula / Joseph Russo --
Homeric style and 'oral poetics' / Mark Edwards --
The study of Homeric discourse / Egbert Bakker --
Homer and narratology / Irene de Jong --
Quantifying epic / Ahuvia Kahane --
The Iliad : structure and interpretation / Seth Schein --
The structures of the Odyssey / Stephen Tracy --
Modern theoretical approaches to Homer / John Peradotto --
Epic as genre / Andrew Ford --
Myth in Homer / Lowell Edmunds --
Homer and the folktale / William Hansen --
Homer and Hesiod / Ralph Rosen --
The Homeric hymns / Jenny Strauss Clay --
Homer and the Bronze Age / John Bennet --
Homer and the Iron Age / Ian Morris --
Homer and the Greek art / Anthony Snodgrass --
Homer and the Near East / Sarah Morris --
Homeric society / Kurt Raaflaub --
The Homeric economy / Walter Donlan --
Homeric warfare / Hans van Wees --
Homeric ethics / Arthur Adkins.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 163.
Other Titles: Companion to Homer.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Morris and Barry Powell.

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