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Eva T. H. Brann

Homeric Moments

Clues to Delight in Reading the Odyssey and the Illiad

€ 28.69

A philospher and teacher of forty years offers an interpretation of Homer`s narratives and characters, highlighting language, meaning, and the visual effects which have made the poems read through the ages.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface xiii
Accounting for the Title 3(32)
The Gods
35(11)
Odysseus: His Looks and Transformations
46(5)
Odysseus: His Nature
51(7)
Heroes
58(2)
Odysseus at Troy
60(10)
Ajax the Silent
70(5)
Brief Achilles and Enduring Odysseus
75(4)
Hephaestus` World: The Shield
79(9)
Patroclus the Friend
88(2)
Achilles the Unwitting Liar
90(5)
Hector the Holder
95(3)
The Plan of Zeus
98(2)
Achilles as Heades and Achilles in Hades
100(7)
Beginnings and Endings
107(8)
The Returns
115(3)
The Poet of the Odyssey
118(4)
Naivete and Insight
122(2)
Beauty and Craft
124(4)
Visibility and Visaulity
128(6)
Simile: The Double Vision
134(7)
Name Tags and Speaking Names
141(4)
Telemachus and His Telemachy
145(5)
Nestor at Home
150(4)
Helen at Troy and Helen at Home
154(14)
The Stations and Sightings of Odysseus` Odyssey
168(3)
Asleep on the Watch
171(3)
The Poet of the Odyssey
174(4)
The Fame of Men and Women
178(4)
Odysseus` Odyssey I: First Through Sixth Adventure
182(15)
Odysseus in Heads: Seventh Adventure
197(4)
The Wooers in Heades
201(3)
The Treasure House of the Greeks
204(4)
Odysseus` Odyssey II: Eighth Through Tenth Adventure
208(7)
Calypso Who Conceals: Eleventh Adventure
215(4)
Pheacia the Artists` Colony: Twelfth Adventure
219(8)
The Locales and Settings of Homer`s Odyssey
227(3)
The Liar`s Goddess
230(7)
The Cretan Liar
237(10)
Lying Tales Versus Fairy Tales
247(3)
Telemachus Returns
250(5)
Odysseus and Telemachus: Convergence
255(2)
Penelope the Kingly Queen
257(7)
Suitors and Servants
264(6)
Crisis
270(4)
At First Sight
274(11)
Testing
285(7)
Time Chasms
292(7)
Twice Told, Thrice Dead
299(5)
Picture Credits 304(1)
References 305
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
326 pagina's
Januari 2002
431 gram
222 x 133 x 32 mm
Paul Dry Books Inc us

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