Diachronic dialogues: authority and continuity in Homer and the Homeric tradition

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Lexington Books, 2005 - Fiction - 265 pages
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Diachronic Dialogues considers central aspects of Homer's poetry, such as truth, knowledge, gender, virtue and the heroic code, authorship, memory and song, diction and formula. This book makes the case for performative, rather than essential values in the Illiad and the Odyssey.

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Contents

In Search of a Question
1
Hidden Habits and the Trappings of Identity
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Formal Fantasies
65
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Ahuvia Kahane is Assistant Professor of Classics at Northwestern University.