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Author Manguel, Alberto.

Title Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey : a biography / Alberto Manguel.

Imprint New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    883 Homer MAN    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description x, 285 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Books that changed the world series
Books that changed the world (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- 1. Summaries of the Books -- 2. A life of Homer? -- 3. Among the philosophers -- 4. Virgil -- 5. Christian Homer -- 6. Other Homers -- 7. Homer in Islam -- 8. Dante -- 9. Homer in Hell -- 10. Greek versus Latin -- 11. Ancients versus moderns -- 12. Homer as poetry -- 13. Realms of gold -- 14. Homer as idea -- 15. The eternal feminine -- 16. Homer as symbol -- 17. Homer as history -- 18. Madame Homer -- 19. Ulysses' travels -- 20. Homer through the looking glass -- 21. The never-ending war -- 22. Everyman.
Subject Homer. Iliad.
Homer. Odyssey.
Epic poetry, Greek.
Trojan War -- Poetry.
Odysseus (Greek mythology)
ISBN 9780871139764 : $19.95
0871139766

 
    
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