Odysseus: A Life

Odysseus: A Life


By (author) Charles Rowan Beye


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  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 217mm x 19mm | 349g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2004
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1401300243
  • ISBN 13: 9781401300241
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

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A witty portrait of Odysseus, Homer's fictional Bronze Age hero, recounts his life and exploits as chronicled in Homer's epics The Iliad and The Odyssey, as well as in the works of Tennyson, Cavafy, and others, tracing the evolution of a remarkable literary figure through his diverse incarnations. 3

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Author information

Charles Rowan Beye is Distinguished Professor of Classics Emeritus at the City University of New York and has taught at Boston University, Stanford University, and Yale University. The author of numerous books and articles about the classics (particularly Homer and epic poetry), he divides his time between Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York City.