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The Raft of Odysseus: The Ethnographic Imagination of Homer's Odyssey

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The Raft of Odysseus looks at the fascinating intersection of traditional myth with an enthnographically-viewed Homeric world. Carol Dougherty argues that the resourcefulness of Odysseus as an adventurer on perilous seas served as an example to Homer's society which also had to adjust in inventive ways to turbulent conditions. The fantastic adventures of Odysseus act as a ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 5th 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA
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