Homer, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, is the earliest of Greek authors whose works survived. Both works are supreme models of epic poetry and have asserted a profound influence on the history of Western literature. This volume offers a complete critical portrait of Homer.
This title, Homer, part of Chelsea House Publishers’ Modern Critical Views series, examines the major works of Homer through full-length critical essays by expert literary critics. In addition, this title features a short biography on Homer, a chronology of the author’s life, and an introductory essay written by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University.