Homer: German Scholarship in Translation

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

Translated byP. V. Jones, G. M. WrightIntroduction byP. V. Jones

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This book translates into English ten influential articles and extracts from books about Homer written in German over the past fifty years. The work of prestigious scholars such as Wolfgang Schadenwaldt, Karl Reinhardt, and Hermann Fraenkel are represented. These key works, which cover suchtopics as similes, the end of the Odyssey, the adventures of Odysseus, the meeting of Hector and Andromache, ring-composition, the Telemachy, and Homeric social life will now become easily accessible for the first time to teachers and scholars in the English-speaking world. An accompanyingintroduction develops the arguments in the light of contemporary scholarly concerns.

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This book translates into English ten influential articles and extracts from books about Homer written in German over the past fifty years. The work of prestigious scholars such as Wolfgang Schadenwaldt, Karl Reinhardt, and Hermann Fraenkel are represented. These key works, which cover suchtopics as similes, the end of the Odyssey, the...

P. V. Jones is at University of Newcastle. G. M. Wright is at University of Newcastle upon Tyne. G. M. Wright is at University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:354 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.98 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198147325

ISBN - 13:9780198147329

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`A useful tool to teachers and scholars.'TLS