Reading Homer: Film And Text Kostas Myrsiades

ISBN: 9780838642191

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258 pages


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Reading Homer: Film And Text  by  Kostas Myrsiades

Reading Homer: Film And Text by Kostas Myrsiades
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These nine new essays on Homers epics deal not only with major Homeric themes of time (honor), kleos (fame), geras (rewards), the psychology of Homeric warriors, and the re-evaluation of type scenes, but also with Homers influence on contemporaryMoreThese nine new essays on Homers epics deal not only with major Homeric themes of time (honor), kleos (fame), geras (rewards), the psychology of Homeric warriors, and the re-evaluation of type scenes, but also with Homers influence on contemporary film.

Following the introduction and an essay which sets the historical background for the epics, four essays are devoted to fresh analysis of key passages and themes while another four turn to a discussion of the film Troy and Homers influence on two other genres of American cinema.



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