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This book demonstrates how Homeric poetry manages to confer significance on persons and actions, interpreting the world and the lives of the people who inhabit it. Taking central themes like characterization, death, and the gods, the author argues that current ideas of the limitations of "oral poetry" are unreal, and that Homer embodies a view of the world both unique and profound.

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ISBN:
9780198140269
Author:
Griffin, Jasper
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Author:
null, Jasper
Location:
Oxford :
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Homer
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Classical Studies | Literary Criticism
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series Volume:
no. 100
Publication Date:
19830331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
234
Dimensions:
8.50x5.49x.57 in. .58 lbs.

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