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Readings on Homer
Nardo, Don, 1947-
Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [1998]

Physical Description:
176 pages ; 23 cm.
Homer's epic style / Jasper Griffin -- Homer's use of imagery, symbols, and formulas / Cedric H. Whitman -- Homeric honor and cultural values / J. Frank Papovich -- Homer's view of the gods as divinity Walter F. Otto -- Homer's attitude toward death / Seth L. Schein -- The story of the Illiad / Edith Hamilton -- The Illiad and the heroic ideal / by Michael Grant -- Achilles: an exceptional hero gains self-awareness / M.S. Silk -- Helen: a prisoner of her own beauty / Rachel Bespaloff -- Force as the central concept of the Illiad / Simone Weil -- The story told by the Odyssey / Mark P.O. Morford and Robert J. Lenardon -- How the Odyssey differs in shape and character from the Illiad / C.M. Bowra -- Homer's accurate depiction of seafaring in the Odyssey / Ernle Bradford -- Crime and punishment in the Odyssey / George Dimock -- Why does wise Penelope act so rashly? / Frederick M. Combellack -- Deception used for comic effect in the Odyssey / Reynold Z. Burrows.
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