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Homeric soundings

Oliver Taplin

Homeric soundings

the shaping of the Iliad

by Oliver Taplin

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homer,
  • Homer -- Technique,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism,
  • Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature,
  • Trojan War -- Literature and the war,
  • Rhetoric, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-301) and indexes.

    StatementOliver Taplin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4037 .T36 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1540197M
    ISBN 100198140274
    LC Control Number91018791

    Homeric Hymns book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Composed for recitation at festivals, these 33 songs were written in 4/5. O. Taplin, Homeric Soundings (Oxford, ), 46–66, 83–8 [It might also be worth skimming the following, omitting what is said about the Odyssey: S. E. Bassett, ‘The proems of the Iliad and the Odyssey’, AJP 44 (), –] Week 2: Iliad 9. What is the place of the book in the poem as a whole? What (if anything) is wrong with.

    Homeric synonyms, Homeric pronunciation, Homeric translation, English dictionary definition of Homeric. adj. 1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Homer, . Deborah Beck, Homeric Conversation Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. One-on-one Conversations. Chapter 1. One-on-One Conversations (Odyssey) Chapter 2. One-on-one Conversations (Odysseus and Penelope) Chapter 3. One-on-one Conversations (Iliad) Part II. Single Speeches and Group Conversations.

    The “Book of the Dead” was a guidebook of the itinerary of Egyptian souls. Very probably similar instruction was given to the initiate at Eleusis. But the Fijians also have p. 91 a regular theory of what is to be done and avoided on “The Path of the Shades.”.   Finnegan's book, now a standard point of reference for those who wish to set aside the work of Parry and Lord, has performed a disservice to Homeric studies by planting this confusion in many minds.(30) Her book, based as it is on a comparative study of the practice of composition and performance of both oral and orally performed poetry, both.


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Homeric Soundings book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Iliad came into existence to be heard from start to finish. While th /5. Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad. Oliver Taplin. Clarendon Press, - Psychology - pages. which is why the book consists of 'soundings' or sample explorations, where larger arguments branch out from the observation of details in the formation of particular passages.

Homer was an archaic poet, and even if he could write he. This book contends that the shapings that these soundings, or sample explorations, bring into focus extend from details of wording and theme to the entire moral, religious, and political significance of the by: This book contends that the shapings that these soundings, or sample Homeric soundings book, bring into focus extend from details of wording and theme to the entire moral, religious, and political significance of the Iliad.

Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad. Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad by Oliver Taplin A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. This book contends that the shapings that these soundings, or sample explorations, bring into focus extend from details of wording and theme to the entire moral, religious, and political significance of the Iliad.

The Iliad came into existence to be heard from start to finish. While this is generally accepted in theory, the poem has not been properly studied in light of what this means in practice.

Many connections, which are not obvious when the poem is read, become prominent if it is approached as an oral and aural creation, particularly if the poem is divided into three segments, probably. Get this from a library. Homeric soundings: the shaping of the Iliad.

[Oliver Taplin] -- "This book combines the exploration of the 'ethics' of the Iliad with its poetic and narrative techniques, all the way from touches of phrasing to the shaping of whole scenes and the interaction. In sum, Homeric Soundings is an interesting and intelligent book, although somewhat lacking in focus.

Taplin writes clearly and carefully, and repeatedly opens his readers' eyes to the extraordinary skill with which Homer told his story of the Trojan War. BOOK REVIEWS OLIVER TAPLIN. Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad. Oxford: Claren-don Press, xii + pp. Cloth, $ Ten years ago, Taplin writes, he began planning a general introduction to Homer's poetic artistry; since then others have accomplished this task, and he can now pursue more detailed and specialist observations on.

Buy Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad (Clarendon Paperbacks) New Ed by Taplin, Oliver (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Oliver Taplin. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad by Oliver Taplin starting at $ Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad has 2 available editions to buy at. In my previous post I looked at Hector's farewell to his wife and child in Book 6.

Book 22 recounts the hero's death. Hector has killed Patroclus, Achilles beloved comrade, and Achilles’ rage is terrifying. He is determined to have revenge, and in Book 22 he faces Hector in single combat.

When Hector misses Achilles with his. This book combines the exploration of the "ethics" of the Iliad with its poetic and narrative techniques, which extend all the way from touches of phrasing to the shaping of whole scenes often separated by thousands of lines.

these two approaches to the Iliad - through "form" and through "content" - are found to be inextricably worked together, which is why the book. Find Homeric Soundings by Taplin, Oliver at Biblio.

Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Book XXII recounts the climax of the Iliad: the fatal encounter between the main defender of Troy and the greatest warrior of the Greeks, which results in the death of Hector and Achilles' revenge for the death of his friend Patroclus.

Taplin, O. Homeric Soundings. The Shaping of the Iliad Oxford. Thornton, A. Homer’s Iliad: Its Cited by: 2. This book is an outstanding introduction and reference to the Homeric langauge.

It is a little awkward since the lessons and the grammar readings are in two separate sections of the book. but this makes the book useful as a grammar reference once one has completed the lesson by: 5. 4 See the discussion of S. West (n.2) ; also in Heubeck, A., West, S.

and Hainsworth, J.B., A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey. Vol. i: introduction and books i-viii (Oxford ) 40 n. West notes the ancient tendency to attribute any innovation in the Homeric text to Aristarchus. Ps.-Plutarch's testimony is also vitiated by his arithmetology (see ch.

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Oliver Taplin is a fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and author of Homeric Soundings: The Shaping of the Iliad (Clarendon Press). The Swallow Song, a show translated by him from Greek poetry Author: Oliver Taplin.

In this book I analyze the power of various scenes not in absolute terms but rather from the standpoint of the song culture within which they were composed. Oliver Taplin’s insightful book Homeric Soundings is a recent attempt to account for the Iliad as oral poetry and to appreciate the poem through both form and content.York: Cambridge University Press, ), Oliver Taplin, Homeric Soundings: Shap- ing of the Iliad (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ).

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