Description - Homer on Life and Death by Jasper Griffin
This book demonstrates how Homeric poetry manages to confer significance on persons and actions, interpreting the world and the lives of the people who inhabit it. Taking central themes like characterization, death, and the gods, the author argues that current ideas of the limitations of "oral poetry" are unreal, and that Homer embodies a view of the world both unique and profound.
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(218mm x 135mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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