The language of heroes: speech and performance in the Iliad

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Cornell University Press, 1989 - Fiction - 265 pages
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Drawing from the methods of anthropologists and folklorists, Richard Martin looks at speech in the 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey', and argues for several Homeric genres of speaking. Read full review

Contents

Performance SpeechAct and Utterance
1
Heroic Genres of Speaking
43
Heroes as Performers
89
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