PrefaceSuzanne Said: Note on TranslationsRuth Webb: 1: From 'Homer' to the Homeric Poems 2: The Art of Homer: Between Tradition and Innovation 3: Homer and History 4: The Odyssey: narrations, narrators, and poets 5: The Adventures of Telemachus 6: Odysseus' Travels 7: Odysseus on Ithaca 8: The Human World 9: Women in the Odyssey 10: The World of the Gods 11: The Ideology of the Odyssey Conclusion Bibliography
Suzanne Said is Professor of Classics at Columbia University, New York.
Said carefully guides the reader between the classic's history and fiction, demonstrating its astonishing complexity and unity ... Highly recommended. * R. Cormier, CHOICE *