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    Formular Economy in Homer: The Poetics of the Breaches.Joel P. Christensen - 2009 - American Journal of Philology 130 (1):131-135.
    Once a productive subfield of Homeric studies, the examination of formulae to prove or disprove Milman Parry's theses has largely fallen out of vogue. Into this silence bursts Rainer Friedrich's polemical reevaluation of formulaic economy. Friedrich sets out to compel his reader to examine whether Homeric language squares exactly with Parry's theories as they were originally articulated. His argument is that the number and quality of the violations of economy render the complete orality of our Homeric epics impossible and point (...)
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    First-Person Futures in Homer.Joel P. Christensen - 2010 - American Journal of Philology 131 (4):543-571.
    This article examines the range of meaning of Homeric first-person futures and proposes a genealogy for the "performative" future in later authors. After presenting modern evaluations of the modality of the future and its overlap with the subjunctive, I offer a Homeric typology and focus on hard-to-categorize instances. Several future uses depend on modal values to convey performative senses: some prefatory futures structure speeches and communicate the speaker's intention while sociolinguistic factors condition the use of others. In closing, I present (...)
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    Homeric Space Clay Homer's Trojan Theater. Space, Vision, and Memory in the Iliad. Pp. X + 136, Ills. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Paper, £18.99, US$29.99 . ISBN: 978-0-521-14948-8. [REVIEW]Joel P. Christensen - 2012 - The Classical Review 62 (1):10-13.
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    Noun–Epithet Combinations Dee Iuncturae Homericae. A Study of Noun–Epithet Combinations in the Iliad and the Odyssey. Part I: Repertories I–III. Pp. Xvi + 487. Hildesheim, Zurich and New York: Olms–Weidmann, 2010. Cased, €128. ISBN: 978-3-487-14340-8. [REVIEW]Joel P. Christensen - 2012 - The Classical Review 62 (1):15-17.
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    Narrative Structures in the Odyssey - Alden Para-Narratives in the Odyssey. Stories in the Frame. Pp. XII + 424. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Cased, £80, Us$110. Isbn: 978-0-19-929106-9. [REVIEW]Joel P. Christensen - 2019 - The Classical Review 69 (1):15-17.
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    S. PULLEYN Homer, Odyssey I. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Pp. Xi + 298. £75. 9780198788805.Joel P. Christensen - 2020 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 140:241-242.
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    The Artistry of the Homeric Simile (Review).Joel P. Christensen - 2011 - Classical World: A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity 105 (1):147-149.
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