The Odyssey

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

homer.jpgBy Homer

Translation by Robert Fagles

Homer’s account of the adventures of Odysseus has stood at the center of classical literature for centuries. It is a sweeping story of a great warrior who wanders the world, but also an intensely domestic tale of a loving husband’s struggle to protect an enduring union with his faithful wife. Meticulously studied and commented upon by innumerable scholars, The Odyssey remains, nonetheless, a uniquely personal literary experience, startling each new generation of readers with its excitement, its drama, and its remarkably contemporary hero. (Description from barnesandnoble.com) Call number: PA4025 .A5 .F34 1996

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