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The Resource The Odyssey, Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox

The Odyssey, Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox

Label
The Odyssey
Title
The Odyssey
Statement of responsibility
Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
A modern-verse translation of Homer's epic in which Greek hero Odysseus makes his long and treacherous journey home from the Trojan War while his wife and son are forced to scheme to protect his throne
Member of
Summary
A new translation of the epic poem, and the first by a woman, brings alive Homer's tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic, and provides an introductory overview of the poem's major themes, controversial origin, and the scope of its influence
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10753852
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Senior High School
  • Library Journal
  • Booklist
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Homer
Dewey number
883/.01
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • 1050L
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
PA4025.A5
LC item number
F34 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1914-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fagles, Robert,
  • Knox, Bernard
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Odysseus
  • Epic poetry, Greek
Target audience
adult
Label
The Odyssey, Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the Greek
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 517-520)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21097469
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
541 pages
Isbn
9780140268867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables, maps
Label
The Odyssey, Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox
Publication
Note
Translated from the Greek
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 517-520)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21097469
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
541 pages
Isbn
9780140268867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables, maps

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