The Odyssey

Mass Market Paperback | July 1, 2005

byHomer

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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:
• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
• A timeline of significant events that provides the book''s historical context
• An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• 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

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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 ...

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 on literature, history, and philosophy is so significant as to be almost immeasura...

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Format: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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