Reissuing works originally published between 1958 and 1993, this five-volume set offers a selection of scholarship on the greatest classical poet, whose two monumental epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, remain foundational to the Western cultural tradition.
Routledge Library Editions: Homer helps to situate this immense artistic achievement in its historical and cultural context, considering issues such as the relationship between the Homeric epics and the Mycenaean civilisation which preceded them, the importance of Homer for the flowering of Greek tragedy, and the reception of Homer during and after the Enlightenment.
Table of Contents
1. From Homer to Tragedy: The Art of Allusion in Greek Poetry by Richard Garner 2. Homer and His Critics by Sir John L. Myres; edited by Dorothea Gray 3. People and Themes in Homer's Odyssey by Agathe Thornton 4. From Mycenae to Homer: A Study in Early Greek Literature and Art by T.B.L. Webster 5. Pope, Homer and Manliness by Carolyn D. Williams