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Story of the Odyssey

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ISBN-10: 0691014949

ISBN-13: 9780691014944

Edition: 1991

Authors: Stephen V. Tracy

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Here Stephen Tracy offers a vivid, fast-paced narrative that serves as a reading guide to Homer's monumental epic. He not only provides translations of key passages and traces the evolution of major themes in the Odyssey, but also helps new readers to understand the artistry of one of the best tales ever told. Aimed at advanced readers as well, this book stresses an appreciation of how Homer has ordered his narrative, covering such topics as character interaction, family relationships, elements of poetic language, and the symbolic treatment of death, rebirth, growth, and knowledge. Given the controversy over the way the Odyssey was composed and handed down, Tracy concentrates on presenting…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/24/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 4.88" wide x 9.53" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English