The Odyssey by Homer

The Odyssey


Mass Market Paperback | July 1, 2005

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Enduring Literature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship
The epic tale of Odysseus' extraordinary ten-year voyage home after the Trojan War.
This Enriched Classic Edition includes:
&#149 A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
&#149 A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
&#149 An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
&#149 Detailed explanatory notes
&#149 Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
&#149 Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
&#149 A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.
Series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson

About The Author

Homer is the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, the two greatest Greek epic poems. Nothing is known about Homer personally; it is not even known for certain whether there is only one true author of these two works. Homer is thought to have been an Ionian from the 9th or 8th century B.C. While historians argue over the man, his impact...
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Title:The OdysseyFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1.1 inPublished:July 1, 2005Publisher:Simon & SchusterLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1416500367

ISBN - 13:9781416500360

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