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Title:
Reading Homer : film and text
Author:
Myrsiades, Kostas.
Publication Information:
Madison [NJ] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
258 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : why read Homer? / Kostas Myrsiades -- Homer as history : Greeks and others in a dark age / Shawn Ross -- Geras and guest gifts in Homer / Rick M. Newton -- Homer's Odyssey, Books 19 and 23 : early recognition, a solution to the enigmas of ivory and horns, and the test of the bed / John B. Vlahos -- Conversation in the Odyssey / Scott Richardson -- The end of speeches and a speech's end : Nestor, Diomedes, and the telos muthôn / Joel Christensen -- Achilles' heel : the historicism of the film Troy / Jonathan S. Burgess -- Redefining Homeric heroism in Wolfgang Petersen's Troy / Charles C. Chiasson -- The Odyssey and Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life / Bruce Louden -- Reading The gunfighter as Homeric epic / Kostas Myrsiades.
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ISBN:
9780838642191
Format :
Book