Homer and the Homeric Hymns: Mythology for Reading and Composition
- Publish Date: 2011-08-12
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Helaine L. Smith
Through eight Homeric Hymns and through excerpts from The Iliad and The Odyssey, this volume tells the story of each epic, and introduces students, teachers, and general readers to mythology and literary study. Clear and copious footnotes reveal the essence of the epic poet's art. Analytical and creative writing suggestions and sample essays provide training in composition.