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- DescriptionThis concise book is a complete and contemporary introduction to Homer and his two master-works, the Iliad and the Odyssey. It explains the Homeric Question, illuminating its current status, and critiques the literary qualities of the Iliad and the Odyssey, analyzing and contrasting their plotting, narrative technique, and characterization.
- Author BiographyBarry B. Powell is Halls-Bascom Professor of Classics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His previous publications include Homer and the Origin of the Greek Alphabet (1991), A Short Introduction to Classical Myth (2001), Writing and the Origins of Greek Literature (2002), Classical Myth (fourth edition, 2004), and The Greeks: History, Culture, and Society (with Ian Morris, 2005).
- Author(s)Barry B. Powell
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication05/07/2007
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleBlackwell Introductions to the Classical World
- Place of PublicationChicester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
- Content Notemaps
- Weight480 g
- Width157 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine19 mm
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