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Homer: Poet of the Iliad is the perfect companion both for readers deepening their appreciation of the poem and its form and for those encountering Homer's work for the first time. Mark Edwards combines the advantages of a general introduction and a detailed commentary to make the insights of recent Homeric scholarship accessible to students and general readers as well as ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 1st 1990 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published April 1st 1987)
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Jul 30, 2007 Keeley rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Excellent overview of Homer studies. A great way in to the discipline for undergrads, beginning graduate students, or interested civilians. Not that useful for anyone who has already studied Homer scholarship in depth.
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