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The Odyssey

Author: Homer.; Robert Fitzgerald
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reprint of the ancient Greek epic with an introduction giving the background to the times, viz. "The ceremonies of civilization do not mean much to us today; we tend to see them as insincere ... To Homer they are very beautiful and their violation a more serious matter than we can imagine.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Translations into English
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Robert Fitzgerald
OCLC Number: 57379426
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, ©1998. 1st Farrar, Straus, and Giroux paperback ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Goddess intervenes --
Hero's son awakens --
The Lord of the Western approaches --
Red-haired king and his lady --
Sweet Nymph and open sea --
Princess at the river --
Gardens and firelight --
Song s of the Harper --
New coasts and Poseidon's son ---
Grace of the witch --
Gathering of shades --
Sea perils and defeat --
One more strange island --
Hospitality in the forest --
How they came to Ithaka --
Father and son --
Beggar at the manor --
Blows and a queen's beauty --
Recognitions and dream --
Signs and a vision --
Test of the bow --
Death in the great hall --
Trunk of the Olive tree --
Warriors, Farewell.
Other Titles: Odyssey.
Responsibility: Homer ; translated by Robert Fitzgerald ; introduction by D.S. Carne-Ross.

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A reprint of the ancient Greek epic with an introduction giving the background to the times, viz. "The ceremonies of civilization do not mean much to us today; we tend to see them as insincere ... To Homer they are very beautiful and their violation a more serious matter than we can imagine.

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