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The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature. Over the years they have inspired artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature. Over the years they have inspired artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 144
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. Dezember 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 175mm x 123mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 250g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198788300
  • ISBN-10: 0198788304
  • Artikelnr.: 45113333
Autorenporträt
Professor Barbara Graziosi teaches 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.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Part I: The composition of Homeric epic
1 Looking for Homer
2 Textual clues
3 Material clues
4 The poet in the poems
Part II: The Iliad
5 The wrath of Achilles
6 A poem about Troy
7 The tragedy of Hector
Part III: The Odyssey
8 The man of many turns
9 Women and monsters
10 An infernal journey
References
Further Reading
Index