The Iliad

The Iliad

Author: Homer

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439163375

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 466

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A new translation of Homer's ancient masterpiece endeavors to instill the poetic nature of its original language while retaining accuracy, readability, and character vibrancy.
The Iliad
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Homer
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

In 2002, the University of Michigan Press published Rodney Merrill's translation of Homer's Odyssey, an interpretation of the classic that was unique in employing the meter of Homer's original. Praising Merrill's translation of the Odyssey, Gregory Nagy of Harvard wrote, "Merrill's fine ear for the sound of ancient Greek makes
Chapman's Homer
Language: en
Pages: 976
Authors: Homer
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

Homer bidding farewell to his wife, Odysseus bound to the mast, Penelope at the loom, Achilles dragging Hector's body round the walls of Troy - scenes from Homer have been portrayed in every generation. Chapman's translations are argued to be two of the liveliest and readable.
The Iliad
Language: en
Pages: 466
Authors: Homer, Stephen Mitchell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-11 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A new translation of Homer's ancient masterpiece endeavors to instill the poetic nature of its original language while retaining accuracy, readability, and character vibrancy.
The Story of the Iliad
Language: el
Pages: 248
Authors: Eric Trevor Owen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1946-01-01 - Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers

E. T. Owen discusses what makes the Iliad such an enduring work of art. He discusses narrative technique, imagery, and characterization, and shows how each incident contributes to the overall emotional effect of the poem.
The Iliad of Homer
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Homer
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-19 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus’ son Achilleus / and its devastation." For sixty years, that's how Homer has begun the Iliad in English, in Richmond Lattimore's faithful translation—the gold standard for generations of students and general readers. This long-awaited new edition of Lattimore's Iliad is designed to bring the