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By Irene J. F. de Jong

while conventional commentaries are usually complete and micro-textual, this narratological statement, first released in 2001, makes a speciality of one point of the Odyssey, its narrativity, and will pay lavish cognizance to the meso- and macro-levels. Drawing at the suggestions of recent narratology in addition to the insights of Homeric scholarship, it discusses the function of narrator and narratees, equipment of characterization and outline, plot-development, focalization, and the narrative exploitation of type-scenes. complete consciousness can also be given to the constitution, characterizing functionality, and relation to the narrative context of the abundantly current speeches. ultimately, the various issues and motifs, which so subtly give a contribution to the cohesion of this lengthy textual content, are traced and evaluated. even though Homer's fabulous narrative paintings has constantly been sought after, this observation goals to put naked the thoughts answerable for this brilliance. All Greek is translated and all technical phrases defined in a glossary.

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