The Iliad Deluxe Ed.

Author: Homer
Homepage 9780140275360

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  • : $35.00(AUD)
  • : 9780140275360
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
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  • : 0.726
  • : December 1998
  • : 214mm X 143mm X 45mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 35.0
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  • : Homer
  • : Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition Ser.
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
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  • : English
  • : 883.01
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  • : 704
  • : Poetry texts & anthologies; Poetry & poets; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval
  • : illustrations geneal. table, maps
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Barcode 9780140275360
9780140275360

Description

One of the epics in Western literature, "The Iliad" recounts the story of the Trojan wars. In his introduction, the author observes that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it co-exists with both images of civilized life and a poignant yearning for peace.

Promotion info

Robert Fagles was awarded the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Art and Letters.

Awards

Winner of Academy of American Poets Landon Translation Award 1991.

Author description

Homer (8th century BC), Greek epic poet to whom are attributed both the Iliad and the Odyssey. Robert Fagles was awarded the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Art and Letters. Bernard Knox is a renowned classicist.