the odyssey (oxford world's classics hardback collection)

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. His tone is a nice balance of Arnold's "noble, rapid and direct". To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider.  C$24.91, C$18.70  C$32.80, C$26.65 Free postage . This elegant and compelling new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and notes that guide the reader in understanding the poem and the many different contexts in which it was performed and read. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in.  C$23.60, C$25.54 4.4 out of 5 stars 13. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. This elegant and compelling new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and notes that guide the reader in understanding the poem and the many different contexts in which it was performed and read. Hardback The bibliography offers a succinct guide to further scholarship in English; a full index of names enables the reader to trace particular characters through the text; map showing the known Greek world traversed by Odysseus between Troy and Ithaca. Reviewed in the United States on September 16, 2018, Reviewed in the United States on August 18, 2020. A Beautiful Classic. William Allan is McConnell Laing Fellow and Tutor in Classical Languages and Literature at University College, Oxford. William Allan (writer of supplementary textual content), 10+ Add to basket Add to wishlist. - Classics for All. I must say that none of the several English versions that I have looked at read like poetry. item 4 The Odyssey (Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection) by Homer. Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 27/10/2016 In stock; Usually dispatched within 24 hours Quantity Add to basket. His translations for Oxford World's Classics include Theocritus, Idylls and Pindar, The Complete Odes, and the Iliad. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days His previous publications include The Andromache and Euripidean Tragedy (2000), Euripides: The Children of Heracles (2001), Euripides: Medea (2002), Euripides: Helen (2008), Homer: The Iliad (2012), and Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction (2014).  C$32.80, C$27.24 Learn more about these useful resources on our COVID-19 page. This title is available as an ebook.  C$32.80, C$26.46 Burning the Books I would definitely recommend this translation. Nothing Negative at all to say. Free postage. I loved this translation so much that though I had just bought and read another translation of the Iliad I wanted to read Anthony Verity's translation of that work. A used book, but in beautiful Condition. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Classics for All, A labour of love, this translation offers an 'enchanting' experience and earns [Verity] a well-deserved place among the distinguished translators of the Odyssey. Please try again. But Odysseus is 'of many wiles' and his cunning and bravery eventually lead him home, to reclaim both his family and his kingdom. Super nice cover I want to buy a set for myself. Please try again.  C$22.95, C$15.23 The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten … All he ever does is whine and cry about his lot in life. Search October 2016.  C$27.02, C$21.68 As a global organization, we, like many others, recognize the significant threat posed by the coronavirus. The bibliography offers a succinct guide to further scholarship in English; a full index of names enables the reader to trace particular characters through the text; map showing the known Greek world traversed by Odysseus between Troy and Ithaca. $18.06. Young, Arts & Humanities > Classical Studies > Classical Literature Arts & Humanities > Classical Studies > Classical Literature > Classical Poetry Arts & Humanities > Classical Studies > Classical History > Ancient Greek History. available online - Usually dispatched within 7 days, Check for new and used marketplace copies. During this time, we have made some of our learning resources freely accessible. Oxford University Press; 1st Edition (January 1, 2017), Beautiful Book and a Perfect Read! It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. £16.99. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Search, Delivery: Item arrived very quickly. As a global organisation, we, like many others, recognize the significant threat posed by the coronavirus. Paperback As far as I’m concerned, this seller is a safe bet! This version looks far less imposing, so I'm excited to re-read wherever I am. * Classics for All *. October 2016. Extensive notes offer book-by-book summaries and elucidate difficult words and passages. Compared to, say, the complex structures of a Pindaric ode, or the elliptical one-line exchanges of dramatic dialogue, Homer's largely paratactic progression of ''¦and'¦but'¦when'¦then'¦' presents his translator with few immediate problems. Unable to add item to List. item 5 The Odyssey - Paperback NEW Homer 01/04/2018 5 - The Odyssey - Paperback NEW Homer 01/04/2018. Anthony Verity's rendering transmits the directness, power, and dignity of Homer's poetry in an elegant and accurate translation that respects the original line numbers. It’s cloth bound and seems well made. far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy' Should you have a question or problem, please contact our Customer Service Department. {"bd_js_shop":"Shop","bd_js_too_long_for_shipping_label":"Sorry, that's too long for our shipping labels","bd_js_too_long":"Sorry, that's too long","bd_js_could_not_find_address_try_again":"Sorry, we couldn't find the address. 'Tell me, Muse, of the man of many turns, who was driven far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy'Twenty years after setting out to fight in the Trojan War, Odysseus is yet to return home to Ithaca. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. A major new translation of Homer's great epic poem that encapsulates the power of cunning over strength, the pitfalls of temptation and the importance of home. Please contact our Customer Service Team if you have any questions. Reviewed in the United States on July 3, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2019. I mean, he’s having super awesome adventures, being given lavish banquets and extravagant gifts, and bangin’ immortals throughout the whole story. 384 pages Hardback 216x135mm In Stock. His previous publications include The Andromache and Euripidean Tragedy (2000), Euripides: The Children of Heracles (2001), Euripides: Medea (2002), Euripides: Helen (2008), Homer: The Iliad (2012), and Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction (2014). I did get pretty tired of Odysseus’ constant lamenting though. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Homeric word-order is unusually accommodating towards its English equivalent. $18.07.  C$59.16, C$18.24 We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Oxford Handbooks; Oxford World's Classics; View All; Online Resources. Verbs usually come where you expect them, adjectives sit near their nouns. The Odyssey Homer Translated by Anthony Verity and Introduction by William Allan Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection.

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