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Homer: Odyssey Books VI-VIII (A F Garvie (ed)) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1995) 9780521338400
Homer: Odyssey Books VI-VIII (A F Garvie (ed)) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1995) 9780521338400
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Title: Homer: Odyssey Books VI-VIII

Author: Garvie, A F (ed)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1995

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521338400

Volumes: 1; Pages: 376

List Price in Paper: $39.99 Our price: $39.99

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This is the first self-contained edition of Books VI-VIII of the Odyssey--the account of Odysseus' time among the Phaeacians, and a popular introduction to Homer. While not neglecting matters of language and formulaic composition, the Commentary aims to provide guidance on questions of literary and narrative technique and poetic artistry. The Introduction deals with the problem of Homeric composition in general, and with the place of the Phaeacian books in the poem as a whole. There are also brief sections on Homeric meter and the text. First self-contained edition of Books VI-VIII, which together form a popular introduction to Homer for students of Greek Lays particular stress on questions of literary technique and poetic artistry Rutherford's Odyssey Books XIX-XX has sold 650 paperback copies in first year
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