The Language of Heroes: Speech and Performance in the Iliad
Cornell University Press, 1989 - Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature - 265 pages
Drawing on recent studies in ethnography and sociolinguistics, Richard Martin here sets forth a poetics of Homeric speeches, which he sees not merely as poetic creations but as the representation of an actual form of speaking in a traditional culture.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.