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The Resource The odyssey, Homer ; translation, introduction, and notes by Barry B. Powell ; foreword by Ian Morris

The odyssey, Homer ; translation, introduction, and notes by Barry B. Powell ; foreword by Ian Morris

Label
The odyssey
Title
The odyssey
Statement of responsibility
Homer ; translation, introduction, and notes by Barry B. Powell ; foreword by Ian Morris
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Member of
Summary
A new translation of the epic poem, and the first by a woman, brings alive Homer's tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic, and provides an introductory overview of the poem's major themes, controversial origin, and the scope of its influence
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10753852
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Homer
Dewey number
883/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA4025.A5
LC item number
P69 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Powell, Barry B
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Odysseus (Greek mythology)
Target audience
adult
Label
The odyssey, Homer ; translation, introduction, and notes by Barry B. Powell ; foreword by Ian Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-440)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Telemachos in Ithaca -- Telemachos calls an assembly -- Telemachos in Pylos -- Telemachos in Sparta -- Odysseus and Kalypso -- Odysseus and Nausicaä -- Odysseus in the Phaeacian court -- The stranger in town -- Odysseus in the cave of Cyclops -- Odysseus and Kirkê -- Odysseus in the underworld -- Odysseus on the island of the sun -- Home at last -- Odysseus in the pig herder's hut -- The pig herder's tale -- Father and son --The faithful dog Argos -- Presents from the suitors -- Odysseus' scar -- A vision of doom -- The contest of the bow -- The slaughter of the suitors -- Husband and wife -- Father and son
Control code
2014006009
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 459 pages
Isbn
9780199360314
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014006009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The odyssey, Homer ; translation, introduction, and notes by Barry B. Powell ; foreword by Ian Morris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-440)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Telemachos in Ithaca -- Telemachos calls an assembly -- Telemachos in Pylos -- Telemachos in Sparta -- Odysseus and Kalypso -- Odysseus and Nausicaä -- Odysseus in the Phaeacian court -- The stranger in town -- Odysseus in the cave of Cyclops -- Odysseus and Kirkê -- Odysseus in the underworld -- Odysseus on the island of the sun -- Home at last -- Odysseus in the pig herder's hut -- The pig herder's tale -- Father and son --The faithful dog Argos -- Presents from the suitors -- Odysseus' scar -- A vision of doom -- The contest of the bow -- The slaughter of the suitors -- Husband and wife -- Father and son
Control code
2014006009
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 459 pages
Isbn
9780199360314
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014006009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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