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Contents List of Illustrations x List of Contributors xi Introduction1 Barbara Graziosi and Emily Greenwood PART IPlacing Homer in the Twentieth Century 1Homer after Parry: Tradition, Reception, and the Timeless Text27 Johannes Haubold 2Singing across the Faultlines: Cultural Shifts in TwentiethCentury Receptions of Homer47 Lorna Hardwick PART IIScholarship and Fiction 3Homer among the Irish: Synge, Yeats, George Thompson, and Parry75 Richard Martin 4Homer and Joyce: The Case of Nausicaa92 Stephen Minta 5Homer in Albania: Oral Epic and the Geography of Literature120 Barbara Graziosi PART IIIDistance and Form 6Logues TeleVision: Reading Homer from a Distance145 Emily Greenwood 7Some Assimilations of the Homeric Simile in Later TwentiethCentury Poetry177 Oliver Taplin 8Homecomings without Home: Representations of (Post)colonial nostos (Homecoming) in the Lyric of Aim Csaire and Derek Walcott191 Gregson Davis 9Theo Angelopoulos in the Underworld210 Franoise Ltoublon PART IVPolitics and Interpretation 10Homer in the Greek Civil War (19461949)231 David Ricks 11Naked and O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Politics and Poetics of Epic Cinema245 Simon Goldhill 12An American Homer for the Twentieth Century268 Seth Schein Bibliography286 Index000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Homer -- Criticism and interpretation -- History -- 20th century.
Homer -- Influence.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Greek influences.