Overview:Homer's the "Iliad and the "Odyssey": A Book That Shook the World - "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" are perhaps the most influential works in the history of western literature. This exquisite analysis of their creation and influence establishes how, precisely, these two poems, written nearly three thousand years ago, have come to resonate throughout the world.Alberto Manguel is an internationally acclaimed author. His book is a vigorous and timely analysis of Homer's seminal poetry. Penguin Classics editions of "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" have sold over 30,000 copies in the last year. Rights have been sold in 15 countries. Each volume is a beautifully designed and produced B-format hardback at GBP 12.99.The stories of the Trojan war and Helen of Troy, Patrolcus and Achilles, the Sirens and the Cyclops are embedded in western culture, yet readers often fail to recognise that they were made famous by two epic poems, "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey", and one blind poet: Homer.Starting with their inception in ancient Greece, Homer's "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" demonstrates these poems reverberate through the western canon, from the Rome of Virgil and Horace to Joyce's Dublin and Derek Walcott's Carribean, via Dante and Racine. In this lyrical and graceful book, Alberto Manguel delights in the original poems and celebrates their presence throughout history.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726432-9781843544029. It was written by the following authors: Alberto Manguel. Book Homer's the "Iliad and the "Odyssey": A Book That Shook the World, which can be read online, published by the company: Atlantic Books. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Poetry, Drama, Criticism. The book was published on 2007-10-08 00:00:00. It has 304 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 429 g. File for download Homer's the "Iliad and the "Odyssey": A Book That Shook the World has PDF format and is called homers-the-iliad-and-the-odyssey-a-book-that-shook-the-world.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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