Odysseus

January 1, 2021|
Odysseus by Carl Hare
$26.95
Paperback
Earn 135 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Ships within 1-3 weeks.Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

Odysseus begins where Homer's Odyssey leaves off, and recounts the Greek hero's final quest to settle his debt with the god Poseidon. He must travel to many cities carrying a wooden oar, find a land that knows no salt, and offer a sacrifice to the god on the site where a stranger asks the purpose of the oar. During his perilous journey he becomes involved in the intrigues swirling among the great Trojan War veterans and their heirs, and must also protect his own family and kingdom. Written in a poetic poetic style reminiscent of the Homeric style, Odysseus is Book One of the epic trilogy On the River of Time, which examines three figures--one mythical, one historical, and one fictional--from different time periods spanning almost three thousand years: Odysseus in Greece; Spenser, the poet, in Ireland; and Archer, a renegade actor/director in Canada. Through their journeys we explore the nature of human perceptions and drives, our use of the Mask in our lives, encounters with the Other, acceptance or denial of the consequences of our actions, and the continuity over the millennia of these universal human attributes.
Carl Hare in his long career has been professor, actor, director, playwright, and poet. Odysseus, the first part of the trilogy On the River of Time, was published in 2017; Spenser, Book Two, in 2018 Other work includes The Eagle and the Tiger and his adaptation of Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman; the setting of six of his children's poe...
Loading
Title:Odysseus
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:583 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.28 in
Shipping dimensions:583 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.28 in
Published:January 1, 2021
Publisher:Carl Hare
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781988254425

Recently Viewed
|