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Robert Fagles's stunning modern-verse translation-available at last in our black-spine classics line

The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom and given us an Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. This is an Odyssey to delight both the classicist and the general reader, and to captivate a new generation of Homer's students.

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Robert Fagless stunning modern-verse translationavailable at last in our black-spine classics line

The Odyssey is literatures grandest evocation of everymans journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homers original in a bold, contemporary idiom and given us an Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. This is an Odyssey to delight both the classicist and the general reader, and to captivate a new generation of Homers students.

Synopsis:

Robert Fagles' stunning modern-verse translation is now available in this Penguin Classics edition.

About the Author

Homer (c. 8th century BC) is considered the greatest of Greek poets.

Robert Fagles has been awarded the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Bernard Knox is director emeritus of Harvard's Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143039952
Author:
Homer and Robert Fagles
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
Fagles, Robert
Introduction by:
Knox, Bernard
Introduction:
Knox, Bernard
Author:
Knox, Bernard
Author:
Homer
Author:
Fagles, Robert
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Odysseus (Greek mythology)
Subject:
Epic poetry, Greek
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w maps on page 68-73
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
7.76x5.12x.98 in. .86 lbs.
Age Level:
08-14

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Product details 560 pages Penguin Books - English 9780143039952 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Robert Fagless stunning modern-verse translationavailable at last in our black-spine classics line

The Odyssey is literatures grandest evocation of everymans journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homers original in a bold, contemporary idiom and given us an Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. This is an Odyssey to delight both the classicist and the general reader, and to captivate a new generation of Homers students.

"Synopsis" by , Robert Fagles' stunning modern-verse translation is now available in this Penguin Classics edition.

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