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Homeric imagination

Paolo Vivante

Homeric imagination

a study of Homer"s poetic perception of reality

by Paolo Vivante

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Published by Irvington in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homer -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.,
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaolo Vivante.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4037 .V5 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3158611M
    ISBN 100829012966, 0829013164
    LC Control Number83000239

    Danek, whose book we have discussed above, also takes a Neo-Analytical approach to the Homeric poems (see e.g. Danek and ). For a model for our contention, explored further below in “The Poetics of Ambush,” that Iliad 10 may interact with or allude to similar episodes in the Epic Cycle, we can look to Burgess There is, in myth, like the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, a recurring structure that, once deconstructed, indicates how myth is generated. Myth hides the truth about its “missing link” to reality: namely, the real and innocent victims of a sacrificial crisis (essay by Christopher Morrissey).

    About A Homeric Catalogue of Shapes. In the popular imagination, Homer as author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, epitomises poetic genius. So, when scholars proposed that the Homeric epics were not the unique creation of an individual author, but instead reflected a traditional compositional system developed by generations of singer-poets, swathes of assumptions about the poems and their 'author.   Homer’s Crowdsourced Genius Durable The author of The Iliad and The Odyssey was no single blind bard but an unknown host of tale tellers who each added a Author: Nick Romeo.

    Paolo Vivante has written: 'The Homeric imagination' 'Homer' -- subject(s): Criticism and interpretation, Epic poetry, Greek, Greek Epic poetry, History and criticism, Mythology, Greek, in literature. Indeed, even the interpolations (or those passages which, on the best grounds, are pronounced to be such) betray no trace of the sixth century before Christ, and may well have been heard by Archilochus and Kallinus--in some cases even by Arktinus and Hesiod--as genuine Homeric matter(29) As far as the evidences on the case, as well internal as.


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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Homeric Imagination by Paolo Vivante (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. "Written with wit and clarity, this book will be of value to those reading the Odyssey and the Iliad for the first time and to those teaching it to beginners."—Library Journal "Homeric Moments is a feast for the mind and the imagination, laid out in clear and delicious prose.

With Brann, old friends of Homer and new acquaintances alike will Cited by: 4. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

In this book, Eva Brann sets out no less a task than to assess the meaning of imagination in its multifarious expressions throughout western history. The result is one of those rare achievements that will make The World of the Imagination a standard reference/5(4).

Chapter One. Homer the Classic in the Age of Virgil 1ⓢ esthetics of rigidity. 1§1 The poetry of Virgil, I take it as a given, rivals that of Homer. Historically, Virgil the Classic even displaced Homer the Classic in the Latin culture of the Roman empire (though not in the Greek) – already in the age of Virgil.

The Homeric Imagination; A Study Of Homer’s Poetic Perception Of Reality | Paolo Vivante | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Homeric Moments: Clues to Delight in Reading the Odyssey and the Iliad ( pages, Paul Dry Books, ) “Reading Homer’s poems is one of the purest, most inexhaustible pleasures life has to offer—a secret somewhat too well kept in our time.

The Homeric Imagination by Paolo Vivante,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). The Hymn to Aphrodite is, in a literary sense, one of the most beautiful and quite the most Homeric in the collection. By “Homeric” I mean that if we found the adventure of Anchises occurring at length in the Iliad, by way of an episode, perhaps in a speech of Æneas, it would not strike us as inconsistent in tone, though occasionally in.

The Raft of Odysseus looks at the fascinating intersection of traditional myth with an enthnographically-viewed Homeric world. Carol Dougherty argues that the resourcefulness of Odysseus as an adventurer on perilous seas served as an example to Homer's society which also had to adjust in inventive ways to turbulent conditions.

The fantastic adventures of Odysseus act as a prism for the. "Written with wit and clarity, this book will be of value to those reading the Odyssey and the Iliad for the first time and to those teaching it to beginners."—Library Journal "Homeric Moments is a feast for the mind and the imagination, laid out in clear and delicious prose.

With Brann, old friends of Homer and new acquaintances alike will. In the popular imagination, Homer as author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, epitomises poetic genius. So, when scholars proposed that the Homeric epics were not the unique creation of an individual author, but instead reflected a traditional compositional system developed by generations of singer-poets, swathes of assumptions about the poems and their 'author' were sweptRatings: 0.

The Sea in the Greek Imagination Marie-Claire Beaulieu. pages | 6 x 9 | 27 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors View table of contents and excerpt "Marie-Claire Beaulieu's way of analyzing the Greek vision of the sea as a cosmological boundary opens an unexpected and marvelous perspective.

In a follow-up to his previous Homeric studies, noted classicist Paolo Vivante explores Homer's verse, highlighting rhythm rather than metre. Rhythmical qualities, he argues, constitute the force of the verse--for example, in the way the words take position and in the way each pause hints suspense, producing an immediate sense of time.

Vivante's main concern is not with the techniques or rules. This book not only contains a collection of different simile subjects and a mix of similes ranging from the highly traditional to the uniquely structured (e.g., and ); it also presents the greatest simile cluster in the Homeric poems (–83) and three rare juxtaposed similes ( ++and + ).Cited by: Bibliography: p.

Pages:   This concise book is a complete and contemporary introduction toHomer and his two master-works, the Iliad and the Odyssey. Itexplains the "Homeric Question," illuminating itscurrent status, and critiques the literary qualities of theIliad and the Odyssey, analyzing and contrastingtheir plotting, narrative technique, and : Julie Rankin.

In a recent pair of articles, I argued that the Odyssey presents itself as the heroic analogue to, or even substitute for, fertility myth.1 The return of OdysseAuthor: Erwin F Cook. The Simileme: The Background of the Homeric Simile The Oral Nature of Homeric Verse The Simileme Homer and His Audience Simile and Simileme 37 chapter three Homer’s Use of Similes to Delineate Character and Plot 42 Iliad, Book 2: Ironic Characterization The Similes of Book 2 The Role of Similes in.

BOOK REVIEWS THE HOMERIC IMAGINATION. By PAOLO VIVANTE. Bloomington, London: Indiana University Press; Toronto: Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

Pp. viii, VIVANTE'S POINT OF DEPARTURE can be discovered in his short "Intro-duction" (vii-viii) and in his "Bibliographical Note" (). It is a declaration of a break with the past.Click to read more about The Homeric imagination: A study of Homer's poetic perception of reality by Paolo Vivante.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. The Greek poet Homer is credited with being the first to write down the epic stories of 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey,' and the impact of his tales .