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The Cambridge Companion to Homer
by Robert Fowler (Editor)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0521012465, Paperback)The two Homeric poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, have long been considered masterpieces, and their influence on subsequent Greek and Western literature has been immense. An international team of experts discusses the poems, their background and composition, and subsequent reception to the present day. Each chapter features contemporary critical insights and closes with a guide to further reading on the topic.
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This is a guide to the essential aspects of Homeric criticism and scholarship, including the reception of the poems in ancient and modern times. It is intended as a useful starter for students at all levels, with introductions to important subjects and suggestions for further exploration.
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