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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
Title variation
Iliad and the Odyssey : a biography
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" from their origins, the colorful characters and events chronicling the Trojan War and its aftermath, and their legacy for Western culture
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manguel, Alberto
Index
index present
LC call number
PA4037
LC item number
.M3143 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Books that changed the world series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homer
  • Homer
  • Homer
  • Homer
  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Trojan War
  • Odysseus
  • Epic poetry
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
156834861
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed
Extent
x, 285 p.
Isbn
9780871139764
Lccn
2013443263
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
156834861
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed
Extent
x, 285 p.
Isbn
9780871139764
Lccn
2013443263
System control number
(OCoLC)156834861

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