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Description - Odysseus by Charles Rowan Beye

Everyone knows something about Odysseus: how he defeated the Trojans in a surprise attack with a massive wooden horse, wandered the Mediterranean seas for years trying to get home and confronted the Cyclop. Odysseus turns up everywhere from Homer's original epics, Tennyson's poem 'Ulysses' and Joyce's literary masterpiece of the same name, to the recent Coen brothers film O Brother Where Art Thou, which was based on his adventures. But no one has until now chronicled Odysseus's life from start to finish. In this entertaining 'biography', Beye does just that.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780786888368
ISBN-10: 0786888369
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 128mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Hyperion
Publisher: Hyperion
Publish Date: 16-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Charles Rowan Beye

Charles Rowan Beye is Distinguished Professor of Classics Emeritus at the City University of New York and has taught at Boston University, Stanford University, and Yale University. The author of numerous books and articles about the classics (particularly Homer and epic poetry), he divides his time between Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York City.

Books By Charles Rowan Beye

Odysseus by Charles Rowan Beye
Hardback, June 2004