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Author Dalby, Andrew, 1947-

Title Rediscovering Homer : inside the origins of the epic / Andrew Dalby.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    883 Homer DAL    DUE 12-20-21
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxvii, 266 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-246) and index.
Contents 1: The poems -- Oral poetry in early Greece -- The Iliad and history -- The Odyssey and society -- 2: The making of the Iliad -- From Iliad to Odyssey -- Identifying the poet -- 3: From oral epic to written classic -- The rediscovery of orality -- Reading the Iliad and the Odyssey afresh.
Subject Homer -- Criticism and interpretation.
Homer. Iliad.
Homer. Odyssey.
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Folk poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0393057887 (hardcover) : $26.95
9780393057881 : 52695

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