The Making of Homeric Verse: The Collected Papers of Milman Parry

Paperback | June 1, 1992

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Milman Parry, who died in 1935 while a young assistant professor at Harvard, is now considered one of the leading classical scholars of this century. Yet Parry's articles and French dissertations--highly original contributions to the study of Homer--have until now been difficult to obtain.The Making of Homeric Verse for the first time collects these landmark works in one volume together with Parry's unpublished M.A. thesis and extracts from his Yugoslavian journal, which contains notes on Serbo-Croatian poetry and its relation to Homer. Adam Parry, the late son of the scholar, hastranslated the French dissertations, written an introduction on the life and intellectual development of his father, and provided a survey of later work on Homer conducted in Parry's glorious tradition.

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Milman Parry, who died in 1935 while a young assistant professor at Harvard, is now considered one of the leading classical scholars of this century. Yet Parry's articles and French dissertations--highly original contributions to the study of Homer--have until now been difficult to obtain.The Making of Homeric Verse for the first time...

Adam Parry was the late son of the scholar Milman Parry, considered one of the leading classical scholars of this century.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 9.25 × 5.98 × 1.1 inPublished:June 1, 1992Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019520560X

ISBN - 13:9780195205602

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"Warmly recommended to all students of early epic, Greek or otherwise."--Religious Studies Review