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The Odyssey

Homer (Book - 1996 )
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The Odyssey

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The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom and given us an edition of The Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. This is an edition to delight both the classicist and the general reader, and to captivate a new generation of Homer's students.
Authors: Homer
Uniform Title: Odyssey. English
Title: The Odyssey
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1996.
Characteristics: x, 541 p. :,geneal. tables, maps ;,24 cm.
Notes: Also published in the Penguin classics deluxe edition series: New York : Penguin, 1997.
Local Note: Accelerated Reader AR 103 10240
Additional Contributors: Fagles, Robert
ISBN: 0670821624
Statement of Responsibility: Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-520).
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR UG 10.3 24.0 Quiz: 5993.
Subject Headings: Epic poetry, Greek Translations into English. Odysseus (Greek mythology) Poetry.
Topical Term: Epic poetry, Greek
Odysseus (Greek mythology)
LCCN: 96017280
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List - FPLD Literary Love by: FPLD_Readers_Advisory Feb 21, 2014

Renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom.

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