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Virgil's Homeric Lens.

By: Dekel, Edan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (171 p.).ISBN: 9780203806227.Subject(s): Epic poetry, Greek - History and criticism | Epic poetry, Latin - History and criticism | Homer | Homer - Influence | Homer -- Influence | Homer. Iliad | Homer. Odyssey | Intertextuality | Latin poetry - Greek influences | Virgil | Virgil - Knowledge - Greek literature | Virgil -- Knowledge -- Greek literature | Virgil. AeneisGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Virgil's Homeric LensDDC classification: 873.01 | 873/.01 LOC classification: PA6825 .D455 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Virgil's Homeric Lens; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Primary Colors; 2. Iliadic Refraction; 3. Odyssean Diffraction; 4. Virgilian Reflection; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Passages; Subject Index
Summary: <P>This book examines the ways in which Virgil's <EM>Aeneid</EM> uses Homer's <EM>Odyssey</EM> both as a conceptual model for writing an intertextual epic and as a powerful refracting lens for the specific interpretation of the <EM>Iliad</EM> and its consequences.</P>
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Front Cover; Virgil's Homeric Lens; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Primary Colors; 2. Iliadic Refraction; 3. Odyssean Diffraction; 4. Virgilian Reflection; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Passages; Subject Index

<P>This book examines the ways in which Virgil's <EM>Aeneid</EM> uses Homer's <EM>Odyssey</EM> both as a conceptual model for writing an intertextual epic and as a powerful refracting lens for the specific interpretation of the <EM>Iliad</EM> and its consequences.</P>

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<p>Edan Dekel is Assistant Professor of Classics and Jewish Studies at Williams College. His research interests include Greek and Latin poetry, comparative epic, biblical studies, Jewish folklore, medieval literature, and classical and biblical reception.</p>

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