His concern for first-time readers makes the story, its rhetoric, and its poetic power vividly accessible.”—Pat Easterling, Emeritus Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge University "What an achievement!
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Category: Literary Criticism
This translation of The Iliad equals Fitzgerald's earlier Odyssey in power and imagination. It recreates the original action as conceived by Homer, using fresh and flexible blank verse that is both lyrical and dramatic.
Homer bidding farewell to his wife, Odysseus bound to the mast, Penelope at the loom, Achilles dragging Hector's body round the walls of Troy - scenes from Homer have been portrayed in every generation.
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Gillian Cross's brilliant retelling and Neil Packer's glorious illustrations bring to life Homer's Iliad, one of the greatest stories ever told. The team behind The Odyssey (2012) now tell the story of the Trojan War.
Author: Gillian Cross
Category: Children's stories
Fitzgerald's work is accessible, ironic, faithful, written in a swift vernacular blank verse that "makes Homer live as never before" (Library Journal). This edition includes a new foreword by Andrew Ford.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The Iliad owes its unity , not to the person of Structure of the Achilles , but to his
wrath . His withdrawal from the Greek host Iliad . leaves Greek heroism more
nearly on a level with Trojan , and so admits of the battle - scenes which describe
Author: Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb