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  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $16.5
  • September 1993
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-96405-9
  • 5.2 × 8.4 in / 432 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide


The Odyssey

Second Edition

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Homer (Author), Albert Cook (Editor, Brown University)

 

    Foreword

    Preface on the Translation

    The Text of The Odyssey

    1. The Odyssey
    2. Glossary
    3. Map: The Greek World, with places mentioned in The Odyssey

    Backgrounds

    THE ODYSSEY IN ANTIQUITY

    1. Pindar – Nemean VII
    2. Proclus – The Telegony
    3. Porphyry – De Antro Nympharum in Opuscula Selecta
    4. Aristotle – From Poetics
    5. Seneca – From Epistles
    6. Longinus – On the Sublime
    7. Demetrius – On Style
    8. Scholia – Graeca in Homeri Odysseam
    9. Eustathius – Commentarii ad Homeri Odysseam
    10. G. S. Kirk – Heroic Age and Heroic Poetry
    11. Martin P. Nilsson – [Homeric Anthropomorphism and Rationalism]

    Criticism

    1. Jean Racine – [Homer Begins Modestly]
    2. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – From Letters
    3. Ezra Pound – [The Homeric World]
    4. Gabriel Germain – Polyphemus and African Initiation Rites
    5. T. W. Adorno – Odysseus, or Mythos and Enlightenment
    6. Cedric H. Whitman – The Odyssey and Change
    7. Anne Amory – The Reunion of Odysseus and Penelope
    8. Albert Cook – The Man of Many TurnsVisual Aspects of the Homeric Simile in Indo-European

    Context

    1. John H. Finley, Jr. – The Heroic Mind
    2. Charles Segal – Bard and Audience in Homer
    3. Paolo Vivante – Time and Life in Homer
    4. Elizabeth Storz – The Beginning of the Odyssey
    5. Edwin Dolin – Odysseus in Phaeacia
    6. Norman Austin – Intimations of Order
    7. John Peradotto – Man in the Middle Voice: Name and Narration in the Odyssey
    8. A. C. Goodson – Homer and Ouranos

    Selected Bibliography