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This handy guide to The Odyssey introduces students to a text which has been fundamental to literature for nearly 3,000 years. Providing a summary of the poem and examining its structure, Jasper Griffin clearly outlines the unity, values and techniques of the poem, as well as the reasons for its longstanding appeal. Students will discover the essential themes of loyalty and betrayal, and will be guided through the narrative of Odysseus' adventures, in addition to a helpful guide to further reading. First Edition Hb (1987): 0-521-32804-7 First Edition Pb (1987): 0-521-31043-1

Synopsis:

Jasper Griffin discusses the background of the poem in oral poetry. He shows that the epic has a coherent structure built upon the interplay of themes such as travel, hospitality, loyalty, family affection, and a keen and discerning interest in women.

Synopsis:

This handy guide will introduce students to a text that has been fundamental to literature for nearly 3000 years.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The making of the Odyssey; 2. The poem; 3. The Odyssey and after.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521539784
Author:
Griffin, Jasper
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Stern, J. P.
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Student Guide Hardcover
Series:
Landmarks of World Literature (New)
Publication Date:
20031131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
103
Dimensions:
7.82x5.32x.27 in. .26 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Classics » Greek
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Languages » ESL » General

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"Synopsis" by , Jasper Griffin discusses the background of the poem in oral poetry. He shows that the epic has a coherent structure built upon the interplay of themes such as travel, hospitality, loyalty, family affection, and a keen and discerning interest in women.
"Synopsis" by , This handy guide will introduce students to a text that has been fundamental to literature for nearly 3000 years.
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