Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory #
"Written with wit and clarity, this book will be of value to those reading the Odyssey and the Iliad for the first time and to those teaching it to beginners."-Library Journal
In 48 brief chapters, Eva Brann delves beneath the captivating surface of Homer's epics to explore the inner connections and layers of meaning that have made these intricately constructed works "the marvels of the ages."
About the Author: Eva Brann is a member of the senior faculty at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, where she has taught for over forty-five years. Brann holds an M.A. in Classics and a Ph.D. in Archaeology from Yale University. Her recent books include The Ways of Naysaying; What, Then, Is Time?; and The World of the Imagination. A volume of her selected essays, The Past-Present, was published in 1997.
Title: Homeric Moments: Clues to Delight in Reading...
Publisher: Paul Dry Books
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
Book Description Dry Books, Incorporated, Paul. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Light wear to edges and pages. Cover and spine show no easily noticeable damage. Bookseller Inventory # G0967967562I4N00
Book Description Paul Dry Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 0967967562 2002 second printing, Paul Dry Books (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches tall hardcover in publisher's unclipped dust jacket, orange paper-covcered boards over black cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, orange endpapers, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, xiv, 326 pp. Very slight bumping to upper tip of rear cover. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - in a like dust jacket which is nicely preserved and displayed in a clear archival Brodart sleeve. ~CCC~ In 48 brief chapters, Eva Brann delves beneath the captivating surface of Homer's epics to explore the inner connections and layers of meaning that have made these intricately constructed works 'the marvels of the ages.' Contents: Gods; Odysseus : his looks and transformations; Odysseus : his nature; Heroes; Odysseus at Troy; Ajax the silent; Brief Achilles and enduring Odysseus; Hephaestus' world : the shield; Patroclus the friend; Achilles the unwitting liar; Hector the holder; The plan of Zeus; Achilles as Hades and Achilles in Hades; Beginnings and endings; The returns; The poet of the Odyssey; Naïveté and insight; Beauty and craft; Visibility and visuality; Simile : the double vision; Name tags and speaking names; Telemachus and his telemachy; Nestor at home; Helen at Troy and Helen at home; The stations and sightings of Odysseus' odyssey; Asleep on the watch; The poet of the Odyssey; The fame of men and women; Odysseus' odyssey I : first through sixth adventure; Odysseus in Hades : seventh adventure; The wooers in Hades; The treasure house of the Greeks; Odysseus' odyssey II : eighth through tenth adventure; Calypso who conceals : eleventh adventure; Phaeacia the artists' colony : twelfth adventure; The locales and settings of Homer's Odyssey; The liar's goddess; The Cretan liar; Lying tales versus fairy tales; Telemachus returns; Odysseus and Telemachus : convergence; Penelope the kingly queen; Suitors and servants; Crisis; At first sight; Testing; Time chasms; Twice told, thrice dead. Bookseller Inventory # CCC-0871-7868
Book Description Paul Dry Books, 2002. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP80043808
Book Description Paul Dry Books, 2002. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP62147247
Book Description Paul Dry Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0967967562