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Cliffsnotes on Homer's Odyssey First Edition
Contributor(s): Baldwin, Stanley P.
ISBN: 0764585991     ISBN-13: 9780764585999
Publisher: Cliff Notes
    OUR PRICE: $5.40  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: June 2000
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Library of Congress Subjects:
Odysseus (Greek mythology) in literature; Examinations; Study guides.
Epic poetry, Greek; Examinations; Study guides.
BISAC Categories:
- Literary Criticism | Books & Reading
Dewey: 883/.01
LCCN: bl2010027110
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Series: CLIFFSNOTES LITERATURE
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 5.50" W x 0.50" (0.25 lbs)
 
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Publisher Description:
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In "CliffsNotes on The Odyssey," you follow along on Homer's grand adventure. This epic poem unfurls the story of Odysseus' triumph over Troy and arduous journey home to reclaim his kingdom. At 2,500 years old, it is one of the finest books ever written; as poetry, it sets the standard for comparison; and it serves as one of the foundations of the Western world's cultural heritage.

This study guide carries you along on Odysseus' journey by providing summaries and critical analyses of each book. You'll also explore the life and background of the epic, Homer, and gain insight into the Homeric Question. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of major players A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays on the literary devices and major symbols of "The Odyssey" A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

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Contributor Bio(s): >Stanley P. Baldwin is a writer and teacher living in Nebraska.