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The Wooden Horse : The Liberation of the Western Mind, from Odysseus to Socrates

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Keld Zeruneith establishes the foundation for the Western world's conceptions of society, philosophy and poetry by tracing the processes by which consciousness evolved from its roots in the mother cults of Ancient Greece to a patriarchal world of laws.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 45.72mm | 453.59g
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 158567818X
  • 9781585678181

Review quote

"'Stunning... A major work for literary critics, philosophers and historians alike' Weekendavisen 'You will never read Homer's works in the same 'old' way again' Berlingske Tidende"show more

About Keld Zeruneith

Keld Zeruneith is an internationally recognised literary critic and historian. Among his many awards is the Gyldendal Prize, Denmark's most distinguished literary honour, and the Holberg medal, both awarded for The Wooden Horse.show more

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