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Title Homer / edited with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

Imprint New York : Chelsea House, 1986.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    883 Homer HOM    Available
Description x, 250 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Modern critical views
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 241-243.
Contents The traditional epithet in Homer ; The traditional poetic language of oral poetry ; The traditional metaphor in Homer / Milman Parry -- Priam and Achilles break bread / Rachel Bespaloff -- The song of the sirens : encountering the imaginary / Maurice Blanchot -- The concept of enlightenment / Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno -- The Iliad, or the poem of force / Simone Weil -- Agamemnon's apology / E.R. Dodds -- Odysseus' scar / Erich Auerbach -- Homer's view of man / Bruno Snell -- The language of Achilles / Adam Parry -- Geometric structure of the Iliad / Cedric H. Whitman -- Form and craft in the Odyssey / Thomas Greene -- Epic as record versus epic as narrative / Eric Havelock -- The function of digressions in the Iliad / Norman Austin -- The new mood of the Odyssey and the end of epic / Hermann Fränkel -- Achilles ; The hero ; Landscape and simile / James M. Redfield.
The disguised guest / Douglas J. Stewart -- Poetic visions of immortality for the hero ; The worst of the Achaeans / Gregory Nagy -- The simile / Martin Mueller -- Similes and delays / David Marshall.
Subject Homer -- Criticism and interpretation.
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Added Author Bloom, Harold.
ISBN 0877547238

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