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Homer: A Very Short Introduction

Homer: A Very Short Introduction

by Barbara Graziosi


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199589944
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/28/2019
Series: Very Short Introductions Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Barbara Graziosi is Professor of Classics at Durham University. She is the author of Inventing Homer (Cambridge University Press, 2002), and together with Johannes Haubold she wrote Homer: The Resonance of Epic (Duckworth, 2005), and completed a commentary on Iliad 6 for the Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics (Cambridge University press, 2010). Together with Emily Greenwood she edited Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon (Oxford University Press, 2007), and she co-edited the Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies (2009), along with George Boys-Stones and Phiroze Vasunia.

Table of Contents

1. Looking for Homer
2. Textual Clues
3. Material Clues
4. The Poet in the Poems
5. The Wrath of Achilles
6. A Poem about Troy
7. The tragedy of Hector
8. The Man of Many Turns
9. Women and Monsters
10. An Infernal Journey
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