10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ODYSSEUS»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Odysseus
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After ten years at war, and ten storm-tossed years at sea, Odysseus returns to Ithaka to find his palace in the hands of violent men.
Peter Oswald, Homer, 1999
in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming
In this ambitious follow-up to Achilles in Vietnam, Dr. Jonathan Shay uses the Odyssey, the story of a soldier's homecoming, to illuminate the pitfalls that trap many veterans on the road back to civilian life.
Provides an introduction to the character of Odysseus and his importance in Greek mythology.
In this remarkable book, beloved classicist Charles Beye puts his unique spin on Odysseus' strange and adventuresome existence.
Returns of Odysseus
: Colonization and Ethnicity
Irad Malkin contributes here to the current lively discussion of encounters among Greeks and non-Greeks.
When "The World of Odysseus" was published to great acclaim in 1954, it at once aroused controversy. This second edition confirms the central claims he advanced so brilliantly in the first publication.
From Villain to Hero: Odysseus
in Ancient Thought
From Villain to Hero explores the reception of Odysseus in philosophy from the Socratics to the Middle Platonists.
, Hero of Practical Intelligence: Deliberation and ...
In dramatic representations and narrative reports of inner deliberation the Odyssey displays the workings of the human mind and its hero's practical intelligence, epitomized by anticipating consequences and controlling his actions ...
The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope & Odysseus
Margaret Atwood tells the story through Penelope and her twelve hanged maids, asking: 'What led to the hanging of the maids, and what was Penelope really up to?
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ODYSSEUS»
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Harry's Homer — a humorous history
OK, this is pedantic, but the author doesn't really follow in Odysseus's wake either. If that's the book you want, try Tim Severin, or, better, Beaty ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
Pleasure Cruise: Two Summer Reads
Present at the heart of the book is the story of Odysseus: Gerald's claim to an extremely modest fame, is as the author of "The Way to Ithaca", ... «Christian Science Monitor, Jul 15»
Return to Ireland: The Black Snow by Paul Lynch: Review
... towards the archetypal and the mythic: one of several ways to look at Barnabas is as a mid-twentieth century Odysseus returned to his Ithaca. «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
Aquatic ambassador: Cottage Grove stop part of veteran's ambitious …
Clad in a black and red wetsuit and sporting a full beard, Ring, 28, has the air of a modern day Odysseus. The soft-spoken Tennessean said ... «South Washington County Bulletin, Jul 15»
Prom 9: Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Andsnes 1
The difference is that the current Odysseus reaches the Ithaca of the Royal Albert Hall after four years touring with the Mahler Chamber ... «The Arts Desk, Jul 15»
New popular American names
In Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey, Penelope is Odysseus' wife. 8. Easton. Easton is an old English word meaning "east town." It is also a city ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
Basque artist Judas Arrieta gives you a tour of 'Boiseland' with his …
“You always are trying to find the way to come back home — like Odysseus — but you never do. It's the travel that makes you much more than ... «The Idaho Statesman, Jul 15»
Ukraine Spirals Into the Abyss: Pensioner Suicides and Open Talk of …
She can sing like a siren for Odysseus (uh oh, you are reminded about Greece again), charming those who want to be cheaply charmed—and ... «New York Observer, Jul 15»
Commentary: Boat offers chance for Bucket List Item 2
I was lured as if by Scylla monsters seducing Odysseus. My crafty buddy, playing on my fantasy strings, lured me to his crusty 1965 Chris Craft ... «SW News Media, Jul 15»
The Greece I once knew is now just a myth
In one play, the wily Odysseus is dispatched to bring the stinky one and his bow to Troy, and ends up stealing it. In another, Odysseus is not ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»