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The Resource Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey : a biography, Alberto Manguel

Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey : a biography, Alberto Manguel

Label
Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey : a biography
Title
Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Alberto Manguel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Manguel, Alberto
Dewey number
883
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Books that changed the world series
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  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Trojan War
  • Odysseus (Greek mythology)
  • Homer
  • Homer
Label
Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey : a biography, Alberto Manguel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Summaries of the Books -- 2. A life of Homer? -- 3. Among the philosophers -- 4. Virgil -- 5. Christian Homer -- 6. Other Homers -- 7. Homer in Islam -- 8. Dante -- 9. Homer in Hell -- 10. Greek versus Latin -- 11. Ancients versus moderns -- 12. Homer as poetry -- 13. Realms of gold -- 14. Homer as idea -- 15. The eternal feminine -- 16. Homer as symbol -- 17. Homer as history -- 18. Madame Homer -- 19. Ulysses' travels -- 20. Homer through the looking glass -- 21. The never-ending war -- 22. Everyman
Control code
ocn156834861
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 285 p.
Isbn
9780871139764
System control number
(OCoLC)156834861
Label
Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey : a biography, Alberto Manguel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Summaries of the Books -- 2. A life of Homer? -- 3. Among the philosophers -- 4. Virgil -- 5. Christian Homer -- 6. Other Homers -- 7. Homer in Islam -- 8. Dante -- 9. Homer in Hell -- 10. Greek versus Latin -- 11. Ancients versus moderns -- 12. Homer as poetry -- 13. Realms of gold -- 14. Homer as idea -- 15. The eternal feminine -- 16. Homer as symbol -- 17. Homer as history -- 18. Madame Homer -- 19. Ulysses' travels -- 20. Homer through the looking glass -- 21. The never-ending war -- 22. Everyman
Control code
ocn156834861
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 285 p.
Isbn
9780871139764
System control number
(OCoLC)156834861

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