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The Cambridge companion to Homer / edited by Robert Fowler.

Contributor(s): Fowler, R. L. (Robert Louis), 1954-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge companions to literature: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004Description: xvii, 419 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521813026; 9780521813020; 0521012465 (pbk.); 9780521012461 (pbk.).Subject(s): Homer -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Homer -- Criticism and interpretation | Homère -- Critique et interprétation -- Guides, manuels, etc | Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Mythology, Greek, in literature -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Ilias (Homerus) | Odyssea (Homerus) | Receptie | Poésie épique grecque -- Histoire et critique -- Guides, manuels, etc | Mythologie grecque dans la littérature -- Guides, manuels, etcDDC classification: 883/.01 Other classification: 18.43 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
pt. 1. The poems and their narrator. The Iliad : an unpredictable classic / Donald Lateiner ; The Odyssey and its explorations / Michael Silk ; The story-teller and his audience / Ruth Scodel -- pt. 2. The characters. The Gods in the Homeric epics / Emily Kearns ; Manhood and heroism / Michael Clarke ; Gender and Homeric epic / Nancy Felson and Laura Slatkin -- pt. 3. The poet's craft. Formulas, metre and type-scenes / Matthew Clark ; Similes and other likenesses / Richard Buxton ; The speeches / Jasper Griffin -- pt. 4. Text and context. Epic as genre / John Miles Foley ; The epic tradition in Greece / Ken Dowden ; Homer's society / Robin Osborne ; The Homeric question / Robert Fowler -- pt. 5. Homeric receptions. Homer and Greek literature / Richard Hunter ; Roman Homer / Joseph Farrell ; Homer and English epic / Penelope Wilson ; Homer and the Romantics / Timothy Webb ; Homer and Ulysses / Vanda Zajko ; Homer : the history of an idea / James I. Porter ; "Shards and suckers" : contemporary receptions of Homer / Lorna Hardwick ; Homer in English translation / George Steiner.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. The poems and their narrator. The Iliad : an unpredictable classic / Donald Lateiner ; The Odyssey and its explorations / Michael Silk ; The story-teller and his audience / Ruth Scodel -- pt. 2. The characters. The Gods in the Homeric epics / Emily Kearns ; Manhood and heroism / Michael Clarke ; Gender and Homeric epic / Nancy Felson and Laura Slatkin -- pt. 3. The poet's craft. Formulas, metre and type-scenes / Matthew Clark ; Similes and other likenesses / Richard Buxton ; The speeches / Jasper Griffin -- pt. 4. Text and context. Epic as genre / John Miles Foley ; The epic tradition in Greece / Ken Dowden ; Homer's society / Robin Osborne ; The Homeric question / Robert Fowler -- pt. 5. Homeric receptions. Homer and Greek literature / Richard Hunter ; Roman Homer / Joseph Farrell ; Homer and English epic / Penelope Wilson ; Homer and the Romantics / Timothy Webb ; Homer and Ulysses / Vanda Zajko ; Homer : the history of an idea / James I. Porter ; "Shards and suckers" : contemporary receptions of Homer / Lorna Hardwick ; Homer in English translation / George Steiner.

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