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The Odyssey in Athens: Myths of Cultural Origins
A study in poetic interaction, The "Odyssey" in Athens explores the ways in which narrative structure and parallels within and between epic poems create or disclose meaning. Erwin F. Cook also broadens the scope of this intertextual approach to include the relationship of Homeric epic to ritual. Specifically he argues that the Odyssey achieved its form as a written text ...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Cornell University Press
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