The Limits of Heroism: Homer and the Ethics of Reading

University of Michigan Press (2004)
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Introduction The Odyssey is a poem of paradox. On the one hand, it is the "most teleologi- cal of epics,"' a story of a man's desire, long frustrated but ...
Keywords Odysseus (Greek mythology) in literature  Epic poetry, Greek History and criticism  War Moral and ethical aspects  Ethics, Ancient, in literature  Courage in literature  Ethics in literature  Heroes in literature
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