Homer

Homer

A Guide for the Perplexed

eBook - 2012
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Homer?s poetry is widely recognized as the beginning of the literary tradition of the West and among its most influential canonical texts. Outlining a series of key themes, ideas, and values associated with Homer and Homeric poetry, Homer: A Guide for the Perplexed explores the question of the formation of the Iliad and the Odyssey - the so-called?Homeric Problem?. Among the main Homeric themes which the book considers are origin and form, orality and composition, heroic values, social structure, and social bias, gender roles and gendered interpretation, ethnicity, representations of religion.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781441189264
1441189262
9781283706247
1283706245
9781441173065
1441173064
1441189262
9781441179463
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9781441100108
1441100105
Characteristics: 1 online resource (225 pages)

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