The World of Homer

The World of Homer

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"[...]favour of mere literary appreciation, and of "trying to set back the hands on the clock of criticism." Really I want to clean and regulate that timepiece, which reminds one of "The crazy old church-clock And the bewildered chimes," in Wordsworth's poem. Never were chimes more bewildered, verdicts more various, and contradictions in terms more innocently combined than in the higher criticism of Homer. It is necessary and right that men's opinions should alter, in consequence of reflection, and of the increase of our knowledge of prehistoric Greece, through the revelations of excavators on the ancient sites of a rediscovered world. It is[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 13.97mm | 426.37g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507563655
  • 9781507563656

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