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Author Graziosi, Barbara.

Title Homer : the resonance of epic / Barbara Graziosi & Johannes Haubold
Published London : Duckworth, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (176 pages)
Series Classical literature and society
Classical literature and society.
Contents Part I. Resonance; 1. The Poet; 2. The Poems; Part II. Resonant Patterns; 3. Gods, Animals and Fate; 4. Men, Women and Society; 5. Death, Fame and Poetry; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book offers a new approach to the study of Homeric epic by combining ancient Greek perceptions of Homer with up-to-date scholarship on traditional poetry. Part I argues that, in the archaic period, the Greeks saw the lliad and Odyssey neither as literary works in the modern sense nor as the products of oral poetry. Instead, they regarded them as belonging to a much wider history of the divine cosmos, whose structures and themes are reflected in the resonant patterns of Homer''s traditional language and narrative techniques. Part II illustrates this claim by looking at some central aspects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-171) and index
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Subject Homer -- Appreciation -- Greece
Homer -- Criticism and interpretation
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Ilias (Homerus)
Odyssea (Homerus)
Art appreciation.
Epic poetry, Greek.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Haubold, Johannes.
ISBN 1472539826