Regarding Penelope: From Character to Poetics

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 215 pages
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This book explores Homer's construction of the charcter of Penelope, and his more general theory of poetic production and reception. A stimulating study by an author who has made valuable and forceful contributions to our understanding of early Greek literature, this book offers a rich and innovative synthesis of narratological and pyschological perspectives on the text of the Odyssey ' - L M Slatkin, University of Chicago .

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