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ISBN-10: 0520303369
ISBN-13: 9780520303362
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 04/23/2019
Dimensions: 8.60" L, 5.60" W, 1.50" H

The Odyssey: A New Translation by Peter Green

Translator: Peter Green

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Price: $16.95

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The Odyssey is vividly captured and beautifully paced in this swift and lucid new translation by acclaimed scholar and translator Peter Green. Accompanied by an illuminating introduction, maps, chapter summaries, a glossary, and explanatory notes, this is the ideal translation for both general readers and students to experience The Odyssey in all its glory. Green’s version, with its lyrical mastery and superb command of Greek, offers readers the opportunity to enjoy Homer’s epic tale of survival, temptation, betrayal, and vengeance with all of the verve and pathos of the original oral tradition.

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"Comparisons to [Emily] Wilson's recent translation are inevitable. . . . Both Wilson and Green capture the spirit of the Odyssey, but word-for-word, Green also captures a feel for the Homeric language, an experience closer to the original."– "Library Journal"
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Details

ISBN-10: 0520303369
ISBN-13: 9780520303362
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 04/23/2019
Dimensions: 8.60" L, 5.60" W, 1.50" H
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