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Homer and His Critics.

By: Myres, John.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Library Editions: Homer: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (325 p.).ISBN: 9781317694694.Subject(s): Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc | Homer -- Criticism and interpretation -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Homer and His CriticsDDC classification: 883.0109 LOC classification: PA4037 .M9 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 HOMERIC CRITICISM: THE MEANS AND THE END; 2 HOMER AND HIS CRITICS IN ANTIQUITY; 3 FROM THE GESTE DE TROIE TO BENTLEY; 4 POET AND PAINTER; 5 FRIEDERICH AUGUST WOLF; 6 GLADSTONE'S VIEW OF HOMER; 7 THE EPIC OF THE SPADE: 1 HEINRICH SCHLIEMANN; 8 THE EPIC OF THE SPADE: 2 THE HOMERIC WORLD; 9 ULRICH VON WILAMOWITZ-MOELLENDORFF; 10 JOHN LINTON MYRES; 11 THE LAST DECADE; INDEX
Summary: <P>Here is presented a succinct and insightful account of the reception of the <I>Iliad </I>and <I>Odyssey</I> from antiquity to the mid-twentieth century. The overall result is less a systematic history than a series of independent studies differing in scale and focus, the chapter on Gladstone being the most comprehensive and detailed. First published in 1958.</P><P>The author gives greatest attention to those who made active use of Homer rather than passive, even if admiring, readers: Virgil because he wrote the <I>Aeneid</I>, Gladstone because he brought him to prominence in Oxford educatio
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 HOMERIC CRITICISM: THE MEANS AND THE END; 2 HOMER AND HIS CRITICS IN ANTIQUITY; 3 FROM THE GESTE DE TROIE TO BENTLEY; 4 POET AND PAINTER; 5 FRIEDERICH AUGUST WOLF; 6 GLADSTONE'S VIEW OF HOMER; 7 THE EPIC OF THE SPADE: 1 HEINRICH SCHLIEMANN; 8 THE EPIC OF THE SPADE: 2 THE HOMERIC WORLD; 9 ULRICH VON WILAMOWITZ-MOELLENDORFF; 10 JOHN LINTON MYRES; 11 THE LAST DECADE; INDEX

<P>Here is presented a succinct and insightful account of the reception of the <I>Iliad </I>and <I>Odyssey</I> from antiquity to the mid-twentieth century. The overall result is less a systematic history than a series of independent studies differing in scale and focus, the chapter on Gladstone being the most comprehensive and detailed. First published in 1958.</P><P>The author gives greatest attention to those who made active use of Homer rather than passive, even if admiring, readers: Virgil because he wrote the <I>Aeneid</I>, Gladstone because he brought him to prominence in Oxford educatio

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