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Approaches to Homer, Ancient and Modern

Approaches to Homer, Ancient and Modern (Hardback)

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This title includes ten new essays, from a distinguished cast of (mainly) North American scholars, that approach Homer with insights gained from the modern disciplines of psychology and anthropology, narratology, oral theory and cognitive research. But the contributors also attend to ancient modes of approach to the Homeric poems: linguistic and narratological, ethical and psychological. The volume focuses both on literary technique in the poems, and on the portrayal of characters and peoples, central and marginal.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: classical, early & medievalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poets Publisher: Classical Press of Wales Publication Date: 12/02/2005 ISBN-13: 9781905125043  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Robert J. Rabel is Professor of Classics in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Kentucky. He is the author of Plot and Point of View in the Iliad (University of Michigan Press, 1997) and various articles on Greek and Roman literature. Much of his recent work centers on the relationship between Classics and film.

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