The Odyssey: Notes Towards an Analysis of Homer’s Poem

Interesting Literature In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle revisits Homer’s Odyssey, the epic poem that resists our analysis Of all the epic poems from the classical era, Homer’s Odyssey is the most modern. In ancient Rome, at the court of the Emperor Nero, Petronius parodied its episodic style for hisContinue reading “The Odyssey: Notes Towards an Analysis of Homer’s Poem”