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Homer

Homer The Iliad and The Odyssey stand at the very beginning of Greek literature Much has been written about their origins and authorship but Jasper Griffin although he touches briefly on those questions

  • Title: Homer
  • Author: Jasper Griffin
  • ISBN: 9781853996252
  • Page: 237
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Iliad and The Odyssey stand at the very beginning of Greek literature Much has been written about their origins and authorship, but Jasper Griffin, although he touches briefly on those questions, is here concerned with the ideas of the poems, which have had such an incalculable influence on the ideas of the West He shows that each of the two epics has its own coh The Iliad and The Odyssey stand at the very beginning of Greek literature Much has been written about their origins and authorship, but Jasper Griffin, although he touches briefly on those questions, is here concerned with the ideas of the poems, which have had such an incalculable influence on the ideas of the West He shows that each of the two epics has its own coherent and suggestive view of the world and of man s place in it.

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    1. Homer (Past Masters), Jasper Griffinتاریخ نخستین خوانش: ماه ژانویه سال 1998 میلادیعنوان: هومر؛ نویسنده: جسپر گریفین؛ مترجم: عبدالله کوثری؛ تهران، طرح نو، 1376؛ فروست: بنیانگذاران فرهنگ امروز 37؛ در 134 ص؛ شابک: 9645625130؛ چاپ دیگر: تهران، انتشارات ماهی، 1394؛ در 120 ص؛ شابک: 9789642091034؛ موضوع: سرگذشتنامه و نقد [...]

    2. Jasper is very interested in the formality and hierarchy within Homer's plays. He see the Iliad, which he finds the better song, as tragedy of heroism, where characters suffer and die because of choices forced on them in order to maintain their heroic role. The Odyssey is more a story, where Odysseus in particular stretches the heroic ideal. Well that's the simplified summary. I liked where Griffin took his arguments. I didn't like that he promised "to explain and justify" a statement by Matthew [...]

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