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The Odyssey (Penguin Classics) - Homer, Robert Fagles
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2006, ISBN: 0143039954

[SR: 17330], Taschenbuch, [EAN: 9780143039952], Penguin Classics, Penguin Classics, Book, [PU: Penguin Classics], 2006-10-31, Penguin Classics, Deals with literature's grandest evocation of life's journey, at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance. This title presents you with the author's best-loved poem, recounting Odysseus' wanderings after the Trojan War., Robert Fagles's translation is a jaw-droppingly beautiful rendering of Homer's Odyssey, the most accessible and enthralling epic of classical Greece. Fagles captures the rapid and direct language of the original Greek, while telling the story of Odysseus in lyrics that ring with a clear, energetic voice. The story itself has never seemed more dynamic, the action more compelling, nor the descriptions so brilliant in detail. It is often said that every age demands its own translation of the classics. Fagles's work is a triumph because he has not merely provided a contemporary version of Homer's classic poem, but has located the right language for the timeless character of this great tale. Fagles brings the Odyssey so near, one wonders if the Hollywood adaption can be far behind. This is a terrific book., 66093011, Klassiker, 66034011, Belletristik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 67216011, Populäre Belletristik, 67221011, Action & Abenteuer, 67916011, Anthologien, 67220011, Buch zum Film, 67923011, Familiensagen, 67924011, Historisch, 67223011, Horror, 67926011, Krieg, 273042011, Medizin, 273043011, Metaphysisch, 67925011, Männerabenteuer, 67219011, Märchen, 67217011, Politisch, 55229011, Religion & Esoterik, 65642011, Schwul & Lesbisch, 1322750031, Seeabenteuer, 67218011, Sport, 67927011, Western, 66034011, Belletristik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 68042011, Epische Dichtung, 67966011, Lyrik, 66034011, Belletristik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 273057011, Altertum, Antike & Mittelalter, 67966011, Lyrik, 66034011, Belletristik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher

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[SR: 17330], Taschenbuch, [EAN: 9780143039952], Penguin Classics, Penguin Classics, Book, [PU: Penguin Classics], 2006-10-31, Penguin Classics, Deals with literature's grandest evocation of life's journey, at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance. This title presents you with the author's best-loved poem, recounting Odysseus' wanderings after the Trojan War., Robert Fagles's translation is a jaw-droppingly beautiful rendering of Homer's Odyssey, the most accessible and enthralling epic of classical Greece. Fagles captures the rapid and direct language of the original Greek, while telling the story of Odysseus in lyrics that ring with a clear, energetic voice. The story itself has never seemed more dynamic, the action more compelling, nor the descriptions so brilliant in detail. It is often said that every age demands its own translation of the classics. Fagles's work is a triumph because he has not merely provided a contemporary version of Homer's classic poem, but has located the right language for the timeless character of this great tale. Fagles brings the Odyssey so near, one wonders if the Hollywood adaption can be far behind. This is a terrific book., 66093011, Klassiker, 66034011, Belletristik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 67216011, Populäre Belletristik, 67221011, Action & Abenteuer, 67916011, Anthologien, 67220011, Buch zum Film, 67923011, Familiensagen, 67924011, Historisch, 67223011, Horror, 67926011, Krieg, 273042011, Medizin, 273043011, Metaphysisch, 67925011, Männerabenteuer, 67219011, Märchen, 67217011, Politisch, 55229011, Religion & Esoterik, 65642011, Schwul & Lesbisch, 1322750031, Seeabenteuer, 67218011, Sport, 67927011, Western, 66034011, Belletristik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 68042011, Epische Dichtung, 67966011, Lyrik, 66034011, Belletristik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 273057011, Altertum, Antike & Mittelalter, 67966011, Lyrik, 66034011, Belletristik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher

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Literatures grandest evocation of lifes journey, at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance, Homers ancient Greek epic The Odyssey is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in Penguin Classics. When Robert Fagles translation of The Iliad was published in 1990, critics and scholars alike hailed it as a masterpiece. Here, one of the great modern translators presents us with The Odyssey, Homers best-loved poem, recounting Odysseus wanderings after the Trojan War. With wit and wile, the man of twists and turns meets the challenges of the sea-god Poseidon, and monsters ranging from the many-headed Scylla to the cannibalistic Cyclops Polyphemus - only to return after twenty years to a home besieged by his wife Penelopes suitors. In the myths and legends retold in this immortal poem, Fagles has captured the energy of Homers original in a bold, contemporary idiom. Seven greek cities claim the honour of being the birthplace of Homer (c. 8th-7th century, [PU: Penguin Books]

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Robert Faglesas stunning modern-verse translationaavailable at last in our black-spine classics line The Odyssey is literatureas grandest evocation of everymanas journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homeras original in a bold, contemporary idiom and given us an "Odyssey" to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. This is an "Odyssey" to delight both the classicist and the general reader, and to captivate a new generation of Homeras students. The Odyssey Homer / Fagles, Robert / Knox, Bernard, Penguin Books

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The Odyssey
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Homer

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The Odyssey

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Robert Fagles' stunning modern-verse translation is now available in this Penguin Classics edition.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780143039952
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0143039954
Paperback
Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: PENGUIN CLASSICS
541 Pages
Weight: 0,390 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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