A Narratological Commentary on the Odyssey by Irene J. F. de JongA Narratological Commentary on the Odyssey by Irene J. F. de Jong

A Narratological Commentary on the Odyssey

byIrene J. F. de Jong

Paperback | December 17, 2001

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Comprehensive commentaries on the Homeric texts abound, but this commentary concentrates on one major aspect of the Odyssey--its narrative art. The role of narrator and narratees, methods of characterization and scenery description, and the development of the plot are discussed. The study aims to enhance our understanding of this masterpiece of European literature. All Greek references are translated and technical terms are explained in a glossary. It is directed at students and scholars of Greek literature and comparative literature.
Title:A Narratological Commentary on the OdysseyFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 17, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521468442

ISBN - 13:9780521468442


Table of Contents

Glossary; Commentary; Appendices.

Editorial Reviews

"this book contains a great deal of information that can be utilized by students of Home, and it does provide a fresh approach to reading the Odyssey and appreciating Homer's art." - Odysseus Tsagarakis, University of Crete