Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

by Barbara Graziosi, Emily Greenwood

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199298266
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/26/2007
Series: Classical Presences Series
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Barbara Graziosi is Senior Lecturer in Classics, Durham University

Emily Greenwood is Associate Professor of Classics, Yale University

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations     x
List of Contributors     xi
Introduction   Barbara Graziosi   Emily Greenwood     1
Placing Homer in the Twentieth Century
Homer after Parry: Tradition, Reception, and the Timeless Text   Johannes Haubold     27
Singing across the Faultlines: Cultural Shifts in Twentieth-Century Receptions of Homer   Lorna Hardwick     47
Scholarship and Fiction
Homer among the Irish: Yeats, Synge, Thomson, and Parry   Richard Martin     75
Homer and Joyce: The Case of Nausicaa   Stephen Minta     92
Homer in Albania: Oral Epic and the Geography of Literature   Barbara Graziosi     120
Distance and Form
Logue's Tele-Vision: Reading Homer from a Distance   Emily Greenwood     145
Some Assimilations of the Homeric Simile in Later Twentieth-Century Poetry   Oliver Taplin     177
'Homecomings without Home': Representations of (Post)colonial nostos (Homecoming) in the Lyric of Aime Cesaire and Derek Walcott   Gregson Davis     191
Theo Angelopoulos in the Underworld   Francoise Letoublon     210
Politics and Interpretation
Homer in the Greek Civil War (1946-1949)   David Ricks     231
Naked and O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Politicsand Poetics of Epic Cinema   Simon Goldhill     245
An American Homer for the Twentieth Century   Seth L. Schein     268
Bibliography     286
Indexes     313

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