Eve of the Festival: Making Myth in Odyssey 19

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This is a study of Homeric myth-making in the first and longest dialogue of Penelope and Odysseus ('Odyssey 19'). It makes a case for seeing virtuoso myth-making as an essential part of this conversation, a register of communication important for the interaction between the two speakers.

Eve of the Festival: Making Myth in Odyssey 19 2011, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674053359

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