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The Odyssey and ancient art : an epic in word and image /

Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. : Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College, 1992.
Table of Contents:
  • The Odyssey and ancient art / Diana Buitron and Beth Cohen
  • Odysseus among the Phaiacians
  • Polyphemos
  • The bag of winds
  • Circe
  • The underworld
  • The sirens
  • Skylla
  • Ithaka
  • The slaughter of the suitors
  • The Odyssey and literature
  • Writing, oral poetry, and the invention of the narrative style in Greek art / Barry B. Powell
  • Manners and morals: hospitality in the Odyssey / Michael Simpson
  • "Modern" patterns of dramatic violence in the Odyssey / Thomas Gould
  • Is heaven hostile? The Iliad and the Odyssey compared / George Dimock
  • Odysseus/Ulysses: the protein myth / Norman Austin.