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The Iliad by Homer - Paperback - 1997-01-01 2019-08-23 - from Resource for Art and Music Books (SKU: SKU1001806)

The Iliad

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The Iliad

by Homer

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  • paperback
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TSP, 1997-01-01 2019-08-23. PAPERBACK. Very Good. Tight binding, bright copy throughout, uncracked spine, light rubbing along edges of cover wraps. No ownership markings throughout. Well packaged, ships fast with tracking.

Synopsis

Dating to the ninth century BC, Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to  the wrenching, tragic conclusion of the Trojan War. Renowned classicist Bernard Knox observes in his superb Introduction that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it coexists with both images of civilized life and a poignant yearning for peace.   Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic epic. He maintains the drive and metric music of Homer’s poetry, and evokes the impact and nuance of the Iliad ’s mesmerizing repeated phrases in what Peter Levi calls “an astonishing performance.”

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Bookseller
Resource for Art and Music Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
SKU1001806
Title
The Iliad
Author
Homer
Format/binding
PAPERBACK
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
TSP
Date published
1997-01-01 2019-08-23

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