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The Odyssey Translated By E V Rieu

Author : Homerus
ISBN : 0140440011
Genre : English
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Odysseus

Author : Don Nardo
ISBN : 9781680200072
Genre : Religion
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Odysseus was one of the ancient Greeks' most famous and beloved heroes. The ancient Romans, who admired and eagerly copied Greek culture, were fond of him too. They called him Ulysses. Also beloved by the Greeks and Romans was the great Greek poet and story-teller Homer. He wrote at length about Odysseus in two superb epic poems. The first, the Iliad, tells about the tenth year of the siege of Troy, a wealthy city in western Anatolia (what is now Turkey). The rulers of several Greek kingdoms made war on and eventually captured Troy. Among those kings was Odysseus, who ruled the Greek island realm of Ithaca. Homer called him a very "capable man who journeyed across the world after seizing the proud fortress of Troy."1 That fateful, ten-year-long sea voyage is the subject of Homer's other masterpiece, the Odyssey. During the journey, Odysseus "endured numerous hardships," Homer said. He "fought to stay alive and to bring his shipmates home."In this retelling of some of the famous tales of Odysseus, author Don Nardo brings these myths to young readers.

Reading Homer

Author : Kostas Myrsiades
ISBN : 9780838642191
Genre : Literary Criticism
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These nine new essays on Homer's epics deal not only with major Homeric themes of time (honor), kleos (fame), geras (rewards), the psychology of Homeric warriors, and the re-evaluation of type scenes, but also with Homer's influence on contemporary film. Following the introduction and an essay which sets the historical background for the epics, four essays are devoted to fresh analysis of key passages and themes while another four turn to a discussion of the film Troy and Homer's influence on two other genres of American cinema.

Heaven And Hell

Author : Louis Markos
ISBN : 9781620327500
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For thousands of years, philosophers, theologians, and poets have tried to pierce through the veil of death to gaze with wonder, fear, and awe on the final and eternal state of the soul. Indeed, the four great epic poets of the Western tradition (Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Milton) structured their epics in part around a descent into the underworld that is both spiritual and physical, both allegorical and geographical. This book not only considers closely these epic journeys to the "other side," but explores the chain of influences that connects the poets to such writers as Plato, Cicero, St. John, St. Paul, Bunyan, Blake, and C. S. Lewis. Written in a narrative, "man of letters" style and complete with an annotated bibliography, a timeline, a who's who, and an extensive glossary of Jewish, Christian, and mythological terms, this user-friendly book will help readers understand how heaven and hell have been depicted for the last 3,000 years.

The Odyssey

Author : Homer
ISBN : 9780141965505
Genre : Poetry
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The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - shipwrecks, battles, monsters and the implacable enmityof the sea-god Poseidon - Odysseus must test his bravery and native cunning to the full if he is to reach his homeland safely and overcome the obstacles that, even there, await him. This edition is a revised translation by D. C. H. Rieu of the translation done by his father, E. V. Rieu, in the first Penguin Classic to be published. Contains a preface by D. C. H. Rieu and an introduction by Peter Jones. Also includes a map, explanatory footnotes, a combined glossary and index, as well as suggestions for further reading of acclaimed criticisms and references.

The Oxford Guide To Literature In English Translation

Author : Peter France
ISBN : 0199247846
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This guide highlights the place of translation in our culture, encouraging awareness of the process of translating and the choices involved, making the translator more 'visible'. Concentrating on major writers and works, it covers translations out of many languages, from Greek to Hungarian, Korean to Turkish. For some works (e.g. Virgil's Aeneid) which have been much translated, the discussion is historical and critical, showing how translation has evolved over the centuries and bringing out the differences between versions. Elsewhere, with less familiar literatures, the Guide examines the extent to which translation has done justice to the range of work available.

The Odyssey Of Homer

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ISBN : BSB:BSB10233447
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The National Union Catalog Pre 1956 Imprints

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : UOM:39015082986475
Genre : Catalogs, Union
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Derrida And Hospitality

Author : Judith Still
ISBN : 9780748687275
Genre : Philosophy
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The first full-length study of hospitality in the writings of Jacques Derrida

The Gothic Fantastic In Nineteenth Century Russian Literature

Author : Neil Cornwell
ISBN : 9042006153
Genre : Literary Criticism
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From the contents: From Pantheon to Pandemonium (Richard Peace). - Karamzin's Gothic tale: The Island of Bornholm (Derek Offord). - Alessandra TOSI: At the origins of the Russian Gothic novel: Nikolai Gnedich's Don Corrado de Gerrera (1803) (Alessandra Tosi). - Does Russian Gothic verse exist? The Case of Vasilii Zhukovskii (Michael Pursglove). - The fantastic in Russian Romantic prose: Pushkin's The Queen of Spades (Claire Whitehead).

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