Oxford Readings in Homer's Iliad

Oxford Readings in Homer's Iliad

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by Douglas L. Cairns
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198721838

ISBN-13: 9780198721833

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This anthology makes accessible to the reader sixteen of the most important studies of Homer and the Iliad to appear in the last forty years. The essays, by leading Homeric scholars from Great Britain, the United States, and Europe, deal not only with the aesthetics and artistry of the Iliad as a poetic artefact, but with its historical context, its cultural

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This anthology makes accessible to the reader sixteen of the most important studies of Homer and the Iliad to appear in the last forty years. The essays, by leading Homeric scholars from Great Britain, the United States, and Europe, deal not only with the aesthetics and artistry of the Iliad as a poetic artefact, but with its historical context, its cultural background, and its ethical and political framework.

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ISBN-13:
9780198721833
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Oxford Readings in Classical Studies Series
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Use and Abuse of Homer, Ian Morris
2. The Making of Homer, Walter Burkert
3. From the Iliad to the Odyssey, R. B. Rutherford
4. Do Homeric Heroes Make Real Decisions?, Richard Gaskin
5. Divine and Human Causation in Homeric Epic, Albin Lesky
6. Affronts and Quarrels in the Iliad, Douglas L. Cairns
7. Euboulia in the Iliad, Malcolm Schofield
8. Tragic Form and Feeling in the Iliad, R. B. Rutherford
9. Homer on Poetry and the Poetry of Homer, C. W. Macleod
10. A 'Beautiful Death' and the Disfigured Corpse, Jean-Pierre Vernant
11. The Shield of Achilles within the Iliad, Oliver Taplin
12. The Epic Cycle and the Uniqueness of Homer, Jasper Griffin
13. Past and Future in the Iliad, Wolfgang Kullmann
14. The Wrath of Thetis, Laura M. Slatkin
15. Mythological Paradigms in the Iliad, M. M. Willcock
16. The Proem of the Iliad: Homer's Art, James Redfield
17. Iliad I. 366-92: A Mirror Story, Irene J. F. de Jong

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