Contributor biographical information for The Iliad / Homer ; translated, with an introduction and notes, by Stephen Mitchell.
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Stephen Mitchell is widely known for his ability to make ancient masterpieces thrillingly new, to step in where many have tried before and to create versions that are definitive for our time. His many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, The Book of Job, Bhagavad Gita, and The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. His web site is www.stephenmitchellbooks.com.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Epic poetry, Greek -- Translations into English.
Achilles (Greek mythology) -- Poetry.
Trojan War -- Poetry.