(New)Homer – Odyssey (Wordsworth Classics), The[Shelves:41, 40, 109]

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Stan:Książka Nowa, może posiadać niewielkie uszkodzenia powstałe podczas transportu z Anglii. / The Book is new. There might be minor defects made on the way from England.
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Autor/Author: Homer
Tytuł/Title: Odyssey (Wordsworth Classics), The
ISBN: 9781853260254
Data wydania/Publish date: 2002-01-01
Wydawnictwo/Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Liczba stron/Number of pages: 488


With an Introduction and Notes by Adam Roberts Royal Holloway, University of London Homer’s great epic describes the many adventures of Odysseus, Greek warrior, as he strives over many years to return to his home island of Ithaca after the Trojan War. His colourful adventures, his endurance, his love for his wife and son have the same power to move and inspire readers today as they did in Archaic Greece, 2800 years ago. This poem has been translated many times over the years, but Chapman’s sinewy, gorgeous rendering (1616) stands in a class of its own. Chapman believed himself inspired by the spirit of Homer himself, and matches the breadth and power of the original with a complex and stunning idiom of his own. John Keats expressed his admiration for the resulting work in the famous sonnet, 'On first looking into Chapman’s Homer’: 'Much have I travelled in the realms of gold…’

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