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Product Description: This comprehensive study of the Odyssey sees in meat and meat consumption a centre of gravitation for the interpretation of the poem. It aims to place the cultural practices represented in the poem against the background of the (agricultural) lived reality of the poem's audiences in the archaic age, and to align the themes of the adventures in Odysseus' wanderings with the events that transpire at Ithaca in the hero's absence...read more

Hardcover:

9780521111201, titled "The Meaning of Meat and the Structure of the Odyssey" | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 20, 2013, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This comprehensive study of the Odyssey sees in meat and meat consumption a centre of gravitation for the interpretation of the poem.

Paperback:

9781316506974, titled "The Meaning of Meat and the Structure of the Odyssey" | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 23, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This comprehensive study of the Odyssey sees in meat and meat consumption a centre of gravitation for the interpretation of the poem.

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Product Description: A comprehensive account of the language of Ancient Greek civilization in a single volume, with contributions from leading international scholars covering the historical, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary perspectives of the language...read more
By Egbert J. Bakker (editor)

Hardcover:

9781405153263 | Bilingual edition (Blackwell Pub, April 5, 2010), cover price $239.95

Paperback:

9781118782910 | Reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, January 28, 2014), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: A comprehensive account of the language of Ancient Greek civilization in a single volume, with contributions from leading international scholars covering the historical, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary perspectives of the language.

Miscellaneous:

9781444317404 | Blackwell Pub, February 15, 2010, cover price $199.95

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Product Description: Herodotus Histories can be read in many ways. Their literary qualities, never in dispute, can be more fully appreciated in the light of recent developments in the study of pragmatics, narratology, and orality. Their intellectual status has been radically reassessed: no longer regarded as naive and archaic, the Histories are now seen as very much a product of the intellectual climate of their own day - not only subject to contemporary literary, religious, moral and social influences, but actively contributing to the great debates of their time...read more
By Egbert J. Bakker (editor), Irene J. F. De Jong (editor) and Hans Van Wees (editor)

Paperback:

9789004169661 | Brill Academic Pub, June 1, 2012, cover price $52.00 | also contains Brill's Companion to Herodotus | About this edition: Herodotus Histories can be read in many ways.

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Product Description: Herodotus Histories can be read in many ways. Their literary qualities, never in dispute, can be more fully appreciated in the light of recent developments in the study of pragmatics, narratology, and orality. Their intellectual status has been radically reassessed: no longer regarded as naive and archaic, the Histories are now seen as very much a product of the intellectual climate of their own day - not only subject to contemporary literary, religious, moral and social influences, but actively contributing to the great debates of their time...read more
By Egbert J. Bakker (editor), Irene J. F. De Jong (editor) and Hans Van Wees (editor)

Hardcover:

9789004120600 | Brill Academic Pub, June 1, 2002, cover price $349.00 | About this edition: Herodotus' Histories can be read in many ways.

Paperback:

9789004169661 | Brill Academic Pub, June 1, 2012, cover price $52.00 | also contains Brill's Companion to Herodotus | About this edition: Herodotus Histories can be read in many ways.

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Product Description: Epic is not only a nostalgic memory of a remote past, but also, as performance, a deliberate act in the present. In fact, as this book argues, memory is itself a deliberate act when it is turned into epic language. With numerous fresh linguistic observations the author shows that the epic narrator makes the epic past come to the present: epic is not only a verbal artifact that points to the past; it also is a performer's act of pointing at a past that has become present in and through language...read more

Paperback:

9780674019553 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 30, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Epic is not only a nostalgic memory of a remote past, but also, as performance, a deliberate act in the present.

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Product Description: Written Voices, Spoken Signs is a stimulating introduction to new perspectives on Homer and other traditional epics. Taking advantage of recent research on language and social exchange, the nine essays in this volume focus on performance and audience reception of oral poetry...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Egbert J. Bakker (editor) and Ahuvia Kahane (editor)

Hardcover:

9780674962606 | Harvard Univ Pr, July 1, 1997, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: Written Voices, Spoken Signs is a stimulating introduction to new perspectives on Homer and other traditional epics.

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Product Description: Applying linguistic theory to the study of Homeric style, Egbert J. Bakker offers a highly innovative approach to oral poetry, particularly the poetry of Homer. By situating formulas and other features of oral style within the wider contexts of spoken language and communication, he moves the study of oral poetry beyond the landmark work of Milman Parry and Albert Lord...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780801432958 | Cornell Univ Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $91.50 | About this edition: Applying linguistic theory to the study of Homeric style, Egbert J.

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Product Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a description of the Greek particle per as it occurs in the text of Homer. As such it is a contribution to the study of Ancient Greek in general and of the Greek' particles in particular. But the work transgresses the boundaries of Greek linguistics' proper...read more

Hardcover:

9789027220578 | John Benjamins Pub Co, January 1, 1988, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: The purpose of this study is to provide a description of the Greek particle per as it occurs in the text of Homer.

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