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An Introduction to Homer - W. A. Camps

An Introduction to Homer

Paperback Published: 10th April 1980
ISBN: 9780198721017
Number Of Pages: 116

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This is a book for all readers of Homer, whether in translation or in the original. It attempts to characterize the poetic art of the Iliad and the Odyssey and to analyse in a simple way the reasons for its effectiveness.

"Will delight lovers of literature, the Greeks, and the classics. A superb, well-written essay." --Choice

Similaries and differences between liad and Odyssey; World of the poems; Supernatural; Story of the Iliad in outline; Story of the Odyssey in outline; Omissions from the outlines; Unity of design; Imperfections of detail and their causes; How the stories are told; Characterization; Illustrative examples in translation; Poetic medium; Conclusion; Notes; Appendices

ISBN: 9780198721017
ISBN-10: 0198721013
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 116
Published: 10th April 1980
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 13.56  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.16