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Understanding the Odyssey : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historic documents, Claudia Durst Johnson and Vernon Johnson

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Understanding the Odyssey : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historic documents
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Understanding the Odyssey
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a student casebook to issues, sources, and historic documents
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Claudia Durst Johnson and Vernon Johnson
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eng
Summary
Puts Homer's "Odyssey" into context for students, presenting commentary and primary documents on archaeology, mythology, and class issues of Homer's time, and includes government documents and newspaper articles, relating the work to modern events
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1938-
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Johnson, Claudia Durst
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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1921-
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Johnson, Vernon E.
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The Greenwood Press "literature in context" series
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  • Odysseus (Greek mythology) in literature
  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Homer
  • Odysseus
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Understanding the Odyssey : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historic documents, Claudia Durst Johnson and Vernon Johnson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • Literary Analysis of Homer's The Odyssey: Transformation and Return.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Greek Mythology and Homer.
  • p. 15
  • from: The Age of Fable (1898)/
  • Thomas Bulfinch
  • p. 28
  • from: The Histories, Book II, trans. Henry Cary (1854)/
  • Herodotus.
  • p. 30
  • from: Theogony, in Hesiod: The Homeric Hymns and Homerica, trans. Hugh G. Evelyn-White (1914)/
  • Hesiod.
  • p. 32
  • from: Manual of Mythology (1888)/
  • Alexander S. Murray
  • p. 37
  • from: Guide to Greece, Book VIII, trans. W.H.S. Jones (1933)/
  • Pausanias
  • p. 43
  • from: The Republic, Books II and III, in The Dialogues of Plato, trans. Benjamin Jowett (1871)/
  • Plato.
  • p. 45
  • 3.
  • Geography of The Odyssey.
  • p. 55
  • from: The Geographic Background of Greek and Roman History (1949)/
  • Max Cary
  • p. 63
  • from: The Geography of Strabo, vol. 3, trans. Horace Leonard Jones (1917)/
  • Strabo
  • p. 65
  • from: The Histories, vol. 1, trans. Benjamin Jowett (1900)/
  • Thucydides.
  • p. 67
  • from: The Ulysses Voyage (1987)/
  • Tim Severin
  • p. 68
  • 4.
  • Archaeological Excavations Pertinent to Homer's Epics.
  • p. 71
  • from: The Palace of Minos, vol. 2, (1928)/
  • Sir Arthur Evans
  • p. 77
  • from: Mycenae (1880)/
  • Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
  • p. 80
  • from: The Mycenaean Age (1897)/
  • Chrestos Tsountas
  • p. 83
  • 5.
  • Historical Context of The Odyssey.
  • p. 87
  • from: Thucydides, The Histories, vol. 1, trans. Benjamin Jowett (1900).
  • p. 97
  • from: The Greek Achievement (1999)/
  • Charles Freeman
  • p. 99
  • from: A History of Greece (1927)/
  • John Bagnell Bury
  • p. 100
  • from: Greece in the Making (1996)/
  • Robin Osborne
  • p. 102
  • 6.
  • Trojan War of Myth and Legend.
  • p. 107
  • from: The History of Herodotus, trans. George Rawlinson (1928)/
  • Herodotus.
  • p. 118
  • from: Thucydides, The Histories, vol. 1, trans. Benjamin Jowett (1900).
  • p. 122
  • from: A History of Greece (1927)/
  • John Bagnell Bury
  • p. 124
  • from: Troy and the Trojans (1963)/
  • Carl W. Blegen
  • p. 126
  • 7.
  • Supporting Players in The Odyssey: The Underclasses.
  • p. 131
  • from: Works and Days, in Hesiod, trans. Hugh G. Evelyn-White (1914)/
  • Hesiod
  • p. 136
  • from: In Search of the Trojan War (1985)/
  • Michael Wood
  • p. 138
  • from: Politics (1944), trans. Harris Rackham/
  • Aristotle.
  • p. 139
  • 8.
  • Modern Applications: The Problem of Revenge.
  • p. 143
  • from: The Eumenides, trans. Philip Vellacott (1956)/
  • Aeschylus.
  • p. 151
  • 2from: "Arsonists Burn 10 Catholic Churches in Ulster," New York Times (July 3, 1998)/
  • James F. Clarity
  • p. 153
  • from: "Ulster Foes Suspend a Last-Ditch Effort to Avoid a Clash After Slight Progress," New York Times (July 12, 1998)/
  • James F. Clarity
  • p. 154
  • from: "Three Catholic Brothers Killed in Fire, Stunning Ulster and Raising Fears," New York Times (July 13, 1998)/
  • James F. Clarity
  • p. 155
  • from: "Israel Strikes Hard at Gaza Strip," New York Times (March 7, 2002)/
  • Serge Schmemann
  • p. 157
  • from: "For Fatah, Only a War Can Bring Peace to the Mideast," New York Times (March 7, 2002)/
  • James Bennet
  • p. 157
  • from: "The War Against America. An Unfathomable Attack," New York Times (September 12, 2001).
  • p. 159
  • from: "Administration Considers Broader, More Powerful Options for Potential Retaliation," New York Times (September 13, 2001)/
  • Eric Schmitt
  • Thom Shanker
  • p. 160
  • from: "For Many, Sorrow Turns to Anger and Talk of Vengeance," New York Times (September 14, 2001)/
  • Blaine Harden
  • p. 161
  • 9.
  • Contemporary Applications: The Athlete and Athletics.
  • p. 165
  • from: An Illustrated History of the Olympics (1963)/
  • Richard Schaap
  • p. 172
  • from: "Gold Medal for Jesse Owens," Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage, 100th Congress, July 12, 1988 (1988).
  • p. 175
  • from: Athletes and the American Hero Dilemma (1994)/
  • Janet C. Harris
  • p. 179
  • 10.
  • Modern Applications: The Evolution of the Heroic Ideal.
  • p. 183
  • from: Sergeant York: His Own Life Story and War Diary, ed. Tom Skeyhill (1928).
  • p. 192
  • from: Official Narrative for Medal of Honor Recipient Murphy, Audie L.; Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients (1973).
  • p. 203
  • from: testimony, in Report of the Department of the Army Review of the Preliminary Investigation into the My Lai Incident (1970)/
  • Hugh Thompson Jr.
  • p. 207
  • from: The Soldier's Medal for Heroism Awarded to Hugh C. Thompson, Jr. (1998).
  • p. 209
  • from: "Rescue Workers Rush In, but Many Do Not Return," New York Times (September 12, 2001)/
  • Jane Fritsch
  • p. 212
  • from: "It's a Hero's Welcome for FDNY Firefighter," The Journal (Richmond, CA), (March 8, 2002)/
  • Martin Snapp
  • p. 213
  • from: "Mark Bingham Remembered," The Journal (Richmond, CA), (March 8, 2002)/
  • Martin Snapp
  • p. 215
  • Index.
  • p. 219
Control code
l82002028440
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780313308819
Lccn
2002028440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
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Label
Understanding the Odyssey : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historic documents, Claudia Durst Johnson and Vernon Johnson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • Literary Analysis of Homer's The Odyssey: Transformation and Return.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Greek Mythology and Homer.
  • p. 15
  • from: The Age of Fable (1898)/
  • Thomas Bulfinch
  • p. 28
  • from: The Histories, Book II, trans. Henry Cary (1854)/
  • Herodotus.
  • p. 30
  • from: Theogony, in Hesiod: The Homeric Hymns and Homerica, trans. Hugh G. Evelyn-White (1914)/
  • Hesiod.
  • p. 32
  • from: Manual of Mythology (1888)/
  • Alexander S. Murray
  • p. 37
  • from: Guide to Greece, Book VIII, trans. W.H.S. Jones (1933)/
  • Pausanias
  • p. 43
  • from: The Republic, Books II and III, in The Dialogues of Plato, trans. Benjamin Jowett (1871)/
  • Plato.
  • p. 45
  • 3.
  • Geography of The Odyssey.
  • p. 55
  • from: The Geographic Background of Greek and Roman History (1949)/
  • Max Cary
  • p. 63
  • from: The Geography of Strabo, vol. 3, trans. Horace Leonard Jones (1917)/
  • Strabo
  • p. 65
  • from: The Histories, vol. 1, trans. Benjamin Jowett (1900)/
  • Thucydides.
  • p. 67
  • from: The Ulysses Voyage (1987)/
  • Tim Severin
  • p. 68
  • 4.
  • Archaeological Excavations Pertinent to Homer's Epics.
  • p. 71
  • from: The Palace of Minos, vol. 2, (1928)/
  • Sir Arthur Evans
  • p. 77
  • from: Mycenae (1880)/
  • Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
  • p. 80
  • from: The Mycenaean Age (1897)/
  • Chrestos Tsountas
  • p. 83
  • 5.
  • Historical Context of The Odyssey.
  • p. 87
  • from: Thucydides, The Histories, vol. 1, trans. Benjamin Jowett (1900).
  • p. 97
  • from: The Greek Achievement (1999)/
  • Charles Freeman
  • p. 99
  • from: A History of Greece (1927)/
  • John Bagnell Bury
  • p. 100
  • from: Greece in the Making (1996)/
  • Robin Osborne
  • p. 102
  • 6.
  • Trojan War of Myth and Legend.
  • p. 107
  • from: The History of Herodotus, trans. George Rawlinson (1928)/
  • Herodotus.
  • p. 118
  • from: Thucydides, The Histories, vol. 1, trans. Benjamin Jowett (1900).
  • p. 122
  • from: A History of Greece (1927)/
  • John Bagnell Bury
  • p. 124
  • from: Troy and the Trojans (1963)/
  • Carl W. Blegen
  • p. 126
  • 7.
  • Supporting Players in The Odyssey: The Underclasses.
  • p. 131
  • from: Works and Days, in Hesiod, trans. Hugh G. Evelyn-White (1914)/
  • Hesiod
  • p. 136
  • from: In Search of the Trojan War (1985)/
  • Michael Wood
  • p. 138
  • from: Politics (1944), trans. Harris Rackham/
  • Aristotle.
  • p. 139
  • 8.
  • Modern Applications: The Problem of Revenge.
  • p. 143
  • from: The Eumenides, trans. Philip Vellacott (1956)/
  • Aeschylus.
  • p. 151
  • 2from: "Arsonists Burn 10 Catholic Churches in Ulster," New York Times (July 3, 1998)/
  • James F. Clarity
  • p. 153
  • from: "Ulster Foes Suspend a Last-Ditch Effort to Avoid a Clash After Slight Progress," New York Times (July 12, 1998)/
  • James F. Clarity
  • p. 154
  • from: "Three Catholic Brothers Killed in Fire, Stunning Ulster and Raising Fears," New York Times (July 13, 1998)/
  • James F. Clarity
  • p. 155
  • from: "Israel Strikes Hard at Gaza Strip," New York Times (March 7, 2002)/
  • Serge Schmemann
  • p. 157
  • from: "For Fatah, Only a War Can Bring Peace to the Mideast," New York Times (March 7, 2002)/
  • James Bennet
  • p. 157
  • from: "The War Against America. An Unfathomable Attack," New York Times (September 12, 2001).
  • p. 159
  • from: "Administration Considers Broader, More Powerful Options for Potential Retaliation," New York Times (September 13, 2001)/
  • Eric Schmitt
  • Thom Shanker
  • p. 160
  • from: "For Many, Sorrow Turns to Anger and Talk of Vengeance," New York Times (September 14, 2001)/
  • Blaine Harden
  • p. 161
  • 9.
  • Contemporary Applications: The Athlete and Athletics.
  • p. 165
  • from: An Illustrated History of the Olympics (1963)/
  • Richard Schaap
  • p. 172
  • from: "Gold Medal for Jesse Owens," Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage, 100th Congress, July 12, 1988 (1988).
  • p. 175
  • from: Athletes and the American Hero Dilemma (1994)/
  • Janet C. Harris
  • p. 179
  • 10.
  • Modern Applications: The Evolution of the Heroic Ideal.
  • p. 183
  • from: Sergeant York: His Own Life Story and War Diary, ed. Tom Skeyhill (1928).
  • p. 192
  • from: Official Narrative for Medal of Honor Recipient Murphy, Audie L.; Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients (1973).
  • p. 203
  • from: testimony, in Report of the Department of the Army Review of the Preliminary Investigation into the My Lai Incident (1970)/
  • Hugh Thompson Jr.
  • p. 207
  • from: The Soldier's Medal for Heroism Awarded to Hugh C. Thompson, Jr. (1998).
  • p. 209
  • from: "Rescue Workers Rush In, but Many Do Not Return," New York Times (September 12, 2001)/
  • Jane Fritsch
  • p. 212
  • from: "It's a Hero's Welcome for FDNY Firefighter," The Journal (Richmond, CA), (March 8, 2002)/
  • Martin Snapp
  • p. 213
  • from: "Mark Bingham Remembered," The Journal (Richmond, CA), (March 8, 2002)/
  • Martin Snapp
  • p. 215
  • Index.
  • p. 219
Control code
l82002028440
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780313308819
Lccn
2002028440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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