ERIC Number: ED086984
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Publication Date: 1962
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Homer: A Collection of Critical Essays. Twentieth Century Views Series.
Steiner, George, Ed.; Fagles, Robert, Ed.
One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by George Steiner, Leo Tolstoy, Ezra Pound, Erich Auerbach, Edwin Muir, Cedric H. Whitman, Albert B. Lord, W. H. Auden, Ernst Bloch, Georg Lukacs, C. Day Lewis, Gabriel Germain, Franz Kafka, Rachel Bespaloff, Robert Fitzgerald, George E. Dimock, Jr., W. B. Stanford, Robert Graves, John Cowper Powys, W. D. Snodgrass, T. E. Shaw, Frank Budgen, C. P. Cavafy, Robert Fagles, and D. H. Lawrence--all dealing with the biography and literary work of Homer. Designed for use by both literary critics and secondary and college teachers of English, this work would also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students of literature. Essays include "Fire and Other Elements,""The Name of Odysseus,""Preface to Homer and the Aether," and "Epilogue: Homer and the Writers." A brief set of biographical notes on the contributors to this collection and a 39-item selected bibliography of works on Homer complete the volume. (RB)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Classical Literature, English Instruction, Epics, Greek Literature, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Poetry, Secondary Education
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($5.95 cloth; $1.95 paper)
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