Tales for All Time: The Role of Emotions in Modern Receptions of Homeric Epic
The poet we call Homer stands at the intersection of a long oral tradition and the emergence of literacy. The poems associated with his name have exercised a continuing appeal, across time; and yet they can also be unsettling, challenging our ideas of Ancient Greek values and expectations. This has had an impact on the reception of the poems from antiquity to the present day. I have argued in this thesis that, in the cases I have studied, Lorna Hardwick's idea of 'faultlines' in Homeric epic...[Show more]
|Collections||Open Access Theses|
|Possingham Thesis 2021.pdf||Thesis Material||4.74 MB||Adobe PDF|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.