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The Odyssey
by Homer and Albert Spaulding Cook


Overview - A glossary and a map of the Greek world accompany the text The Odyssey in Antiquity provides contextual materials and commentary to increase readers appreciation for literature and life in the Homeric age. A collection of nine assessments of The Odyssey by ancient and medieval writers, including Pindar, Aristotle, Seneca, and Scholia, is featured.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A glossary and a map of the Greek world accompany the text The Odyssey in Antiquity provides contextual materials and commentary to increase readers appreciation for literature and life in the Homeric age. A collection of nine assessments ofThe Odyssey by ancient and medieval writers, including Pindar, Aristotle, Seneca, and Scholia, is featured. Essays by G. S. Kirk and Martin P. Nilsson, respectively, discuss poetic conventions and the socioreligious order Homer depicts Criticism provides sixteen wide-ranging interpretations ofThe Odyssey. Included are seminal essays by Jean Racine, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Ezra Pound, Cedric H. Whitman, and A. C. Goodson. Albert Cook, Elizabeth Storz, Norman Austin, and John Peradotto provide new perspectives on the poem An updated Selected Bibliography is also included. "

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393964059
  • ISBN-10: 0393964051
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: January 1993
  • Page Count: 432

Series: Norton Critical Editions

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