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By Irene J. F. de Jong

ISBN-10: 0521464781

ISBN-13: 9780521464789

ISBN-10: 0521468442

ISBN-13: 9780521468442

while conventional commentaries are typically entire and micro-textual, this narratological statement, first released in 2001, makes a speciality of one element of the Odyssey, its narrativity, and will pay lavish awareness to the meso- and macro-levels. Drawing at the options of recent narratology in addition to the insights of Homeric scholarship, it discusses the position of narrator and narratees, equipment of characterization and outline, plot-development, focalization, and the narrative exploitation of type-scenes. complete recognition is usually given to the constitution, characterizing functionality, and relation to the narrative context of the abundantly current speeches. eventually, the varied subject matters and motifs, which so subtly give a contribution to the harmony of this lengthy textual content, are traced and evaluated. even supposing Homer's impressive narrative artwork has consistently been favourite, this remark goals to put naked the options chargeable for this brilliance. All Greek is translated and all technical phrases defined in a glossary.

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