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Author Dickson, K. E. (Keith E.)

Title Nestor : Poetic Memory in Greek Epic
Published New York : Taylor and Francis, 2013
©1995
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Description 1 online resource (258 pages)
Series Albert Bates Lord Studies in Oral Tradition ; v. 16
Garland reference library of the humanities. Albert Bates Lord studies in oral tradition.
Contents Front Cover -- Nestor -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Naming Nestor: The Muse at Pylos -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A Typology of Elders -- 3. Name and Character -- 4. Naming Nestor -- 2. Nestor as AOIDOS: Narrative Authority -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Narrator as Prophet -- 3. The Muse at Pylos -- 4. A Fusion of Visions -- 3. Nestor as Intercessor: Figures of Mediation -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Ethos -- 3. Situation -- 4. Response -- 5. Ironic Mediation -- 4. Nestor as Host: Nostos and Hospitable Death -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Patroklos at the Threshold -- 3. Telemakhos at Pylos -- 4. Nestor among the Sirens -- 5. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Passages Discussed -- General Index
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Subject Trojan War.
Epic poetry, Greek.
Homer -- Characters -- Nestor
Nestor (Greek mythology)
Older men in literature.
Trojan War.
Epic poetry, Greek.
Nestor (Greek mythology)
Older men in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203726782
9780203726785