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The Making of Homeric Verse : The Collected Papers of Milman Parry - Adam Parry

The Making of Homeric Verse

The Collected Papers of Milman Parry

By: Adam Parry (Editor)

Paperback Published: 19th November 1987
ISBN: 9780195205602
Number Of Pages: 392

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Milman Parry, who died in 1935 while a young assistant professor at Harvard, is now considered one of the leading classical scholars of this century. Yet Parry's articles and French dissertations--highly original contributions to the study of Homer--have until now been difficult to obtain. The Making of Homeric Verse for the first time collects these landmark works in one volume together with Parry's unpublished M.A. thesis and extracts from his Yugoslavian journal, which contains notes on Serbo-Croatian poetry and its relation to Homer. Adam Parry, the late son of the scholar, has translated the French dissertations, written an introduction on the life and intellectual development of his father, and provided a survey of later work on Homer conducted in Parry's glorious tradition.

"Warmly recommended to all students of early epic, Greek or otherwise."--Religious Studies Review "Warmly recommended to all students of early epic, Greek or otherwise."--Religious Studies Review

List of Abbreviationsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Published Works
The Traditional Epithet in Homer (here abbreviated TE) (translation of L'Epithete traditionnelle dans Homere; Essai sur un probleme de style homerique, Paris 1928)p. 1
Homeric Formulae and Homeric Metre (FM) (translation of Les Formules et la metrique d'Homere, Paris 1928)p. 191
The Homeric Gloss: A Study in Word-sense (HG) (TAPhA 59, 1928, 233-47)p. 240
The Distinctive Character of Enjambement in Homeric Verse (DE) (TAPhA 60, 1929, 200-20)p. 251
Studies in the Epic Technique of Oral Verse-Making. I. Homer and Homeric Style (HS) (HPh 41, 1930, 73-147)p. 266
Studies in the Epic Technique of Oral Verse-Making. II. The Homeric Language as the Language of an Oral Poetry (HL) (HPh 43, 1932, 1-50)p. 325
The Traditional Metaphor in Homer (TM) (CPh 28, 1933, 30-43)p. 365
Whole Formulaic Verses in Greek and Southslavic Heroic Song (WF) (TAPhA 64, 1933, 179-97)p. 376
The Traces of the Digamma in Ionic and Lesbian Greek (TD) (Language 10, 1934, 130-44)p. 391
On Typical Scenes in Homer (WA) (Review of Walter Arend, Die typischen Scenen bei Homer, CPh 31, 1936, 357-60)p. 404
The Historical Method in Literary Criticism (HC) (Harvard Alumni Bulletin 38, 1936, 778-82)p. 408
About Winged Words (WW) (CPh 32, 1937, 59-63)p. 414
Summaries of Unpublished Works
The Homeric Metaphor as a Traditional Poetic Device (HM) (TAPhA 62, 1931, p. xxiv)p. 419
Homer and Huso: I. The Singer's Rests in Greek and South-slavic Heroic Songs (HH) (TAPhA 66, 1935, p. xlvii)p. 420
Unpublished Works
A Comparative Study of Diction as one of the Elements of Style in Early Greek Epic Poetry (MA) (Master of Arts thesis, University of California)p. 421
Cor Huso: A Study of Southslavic Song. Extracts (CH)p. 437
By A. B. Lord
Homer, Parry, and Huso (HPH) (AJA 52, 1948, 34-44)p. 465
Index of Names and Subjectsp. 479
List of Plates
Milman Parry, 1902-1935. Photograph by Rouers, Paris
Milman Parry in native costume and with a Turkish cigarette-holderp. 438
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ISBN: 9780195205602
ISBN-10: 019520560X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 19th November 1987
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 15.19  x 3.58
Weight (kg): 0.73