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The Odyssey

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"The first great adventure story in the Western canon, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty, and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home. In this ... version--the first English translation ... by a woman--this stirring tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic comes alive in an entirely new way. Written in iambic pentameter verse and a vivid, contemporary idiom, this ... translation matches the number of lines in the Greek original, thus striding at Homer's sprightly pace and singing with a voice that echoes Homer's music"--Dust jacket flap.
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Last Grouping Update 2019-06-19 01:44:15AM
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auth_author2 Butler, Samuel., Fagles, Robert., Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985,, Green, Peter, 1924-, Griffin, Gordon,, Jacobi, Derek., Johnston, Ian C., 1938-, Knox, Bernard MacGregor Walker., Lesser, Anton., Mandelbaum, Allen, 1926-2011., McKellen, Ian., Prebble, Simon., Stevens, Dan, 1982-, Wilson, Emily R., 1971-
author Homer
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display_description "The first great adventure story in the Western canon, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty, and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home. In this ... version--the first English translation ... by a woman--this stirring tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic comes alive in an entirely new way. Written in iambic pentameter verse and a vivid, contemporary idiom, this ... translation matches the number of lines in the Greek original, thus striding at Homer's sprightly pace and singing with a voice that echoes Homer's music"--Dust jacket flap.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Electronic books, Epic poetry, Epic poetry, Greek -- Translations into English, FICTION / Classics, FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology, LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical, Odysseus (Greek mythology) -- Fiction, Odysseus (Greek mythology) -- Poetry, Odysseus, -- King of Ithaca (Mythological character) -- Poetry, POETRY / Ancient & Classical, POETRY / Epic, Penelope (Greek mythology) -- Fiction, Poetry / Ancient, Classical & Medieval, Poseidon (Greek deity) -- Fiction, Trojan War -- Fiction
title_display The Odyssey
title_full The Odyssey, The Odyssey / Homer ; a new translation by Peter Green, The Odyssey / Homer ; translated by Emily Wilson, The Odyssey / Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox, The Odyssey [electronic resource] Homer,, The Odyssey [electronic resource]Homer Homer., The Odyssey [sound recording] / Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox, The odyssey [electronic resource] / Homer, The odyssey [electronic resource]Homer Homer.
title_short The Odyssey
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Electronic books, Epic poetry, Greek, Fiction, Odysseus, Odysseus (Greek mythology), Penelope (Greek mythology), Poetry, Poseidon (Greek deity), Translations into English, Trojan War