The Odyssey [electronic resource].
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- ISBN: 9781427229434 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1427229430 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 15 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States]: Macmillan Audio , 2014.
- Distributor: Made available through hoopla
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Read by Dan Stevens.
The classic translation of The Odyssey, now in an unabridged audio edition. Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey is the best and best-loved modern translation of the greatest of all epic poems. Since 1961, this Odyssey has sold more than two million copies, and it is the standard translation for three generations of students and poets. Macmillan Audio is delighted to publish a new audio edition of this classic work. Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War. Homer's tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure, and mortal danger reaches the English-language audience in all its glory. Of the many translations published since World War II, only Fitzgerald's has won admiration as a great poem in English. The noted classicist D. S. Carne-Ross explains the many aspects of its artistry in his Introduction, written especially for this new edition.
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|Subject:||Epic poetry, Greek > Translations into English.
Odysseus (Greek mythology) > Poetry.