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Ransom, revenge, and heroic identity in the Iliad

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Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, UK, New York, NY
Homer, Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism, Agamemnon (Greek mythology) in literature, Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature, Trojan War -- Literature and the war, Identity (Psychology) in literature, Revenge in literature, Heroes in liter
StatementDonna F. Wilson.
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LC ClassificationsPA4037 .W74 2002
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Paginationix, 236 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3947721M
ISBN 100521806607
LC Control Number2001035612

This book emerged from a dissertation presented to the faculty of the University of Texas in under the title The Politics of Compensation in the Homeric Iliad. The dissertation itself grew out of a presentation in a graduate seminar on the Iliad, though my interest in the poetics and politics of compensation was sparked much earlier in a Jewish studies seminar on Oral Torah.

Wilson, Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity 29 This first chapter offers, then, a good overview of the language (that is, the vocabulary and its semantics) employed in compensation themes in the indicates the verbal repetitions that are to beFile Size: KB.

Ransom, Revenge and Heroic Identity in the Iliad thus asserts the integral role of compensation in the traditional, cultural and poetic matrix of this foundational epic.

Read more. Product details. Paperback: pages; Publisher: Cambridge University Press (Febru )Author: Donna F. Revenge. Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity is a truly remarkable book that effectively elucidates the poetics of compensation practiced by the heroes of the Iliad.

The book will likely change the way many readers understand the character of Achilles and read and interpret the : Robert Rabel. 4 Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad heroic code.

Accordingly, prevailing opinion either judges Achilleus cul-pable for failing to abide by the code22 or, more commonly, valorizes him as a champion of essential value Either way, he is regarded as alienated from revenge beliefs and values of heroic society.

Critics have even File Size: KB. Ransom, Revenge and Heroic Identity in the Iliad thus asserts the integral role of compensation in the traditional, cultural and poetic matrix of this foundational epic. Customer reviews. 5 star (0%) 0% 4 star (0%) 0% 3 star (0%) 0% 2 star Author: Donna F.

Wilson. Get this from a library. Ransom, revenge, and heroic identity in the Iliad. [Donna F Wilson] -- Wilson offers a fundamentally new reading of the quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilleus, presenting a detailed anthropology of compensation in Archaic Greece, and demonstrating how the struggle over.

Revenge, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad by Donna F. Wilson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). This system can be used to explain why Achilleus refuses Agamemnon's 'compensation' in Book 9, as well as why and how the embassy tries to mask it.

Ransom, Revenge and Heroic Identity in the Iliad thus examines the traditional semantic, cultural, and poetic matrix of which compensation is an integral part.

This item is Non-Returnable. Get this from a library. Ransom, revenge, and heroic identity in the Iliad. [Donna F Wilson] -- "From beginning to end of the Iliad, Agamemnon and Achilleus are locked in a high-stakes struggle for dominance in which they attempt to impose competing definitions of rightful leadership, using.

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Wilson Wilson examines the nature of compensation--ransom and revenge--in the liad, offering a fundamentally new reading of the quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles. - Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad Donna F.

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This system can be used to explain why Achilleus refuses Agamemnon's 'compensation' in Book 9, as well as why and how the embassy tries to mask it.

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Wilson, eBook format, from the Dymocks online bookstore. Book XXII recounts the climax of the Iliad: the fatal encounter between the main defender of Troy and the greatest warrior of the Greeks, which results in the death of Hector and Achilles' revenge for the death of his friend Patroclus.

At the same time it adumbrates Achilles' own death and the fall of by: 2.

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Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad examines the traditional semantic, cultural, and poetic matrix of which compensation in Homer is an integral part.

Donna F. Wilson is associate professor of classics at Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the.

Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad By Donna F. Wilson Cambridge University Press, Read preview Overview Homer's Humor: Laughter in the Iliad By Bell, Robert H Humanitas, Vol. 20, No.Spring-Fall Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tabSeller Rating: % positive.

Performance of Political Thought (Norman ); D. Wilson, Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad (Cambridge ); E. Barker, “Achilles’ Last Stand: Institutionalising Dissent in Homer’s Iliad,” PCPS 50 () 92–. DOI: / Corpus ID: On the “Importance” of “Iliad” Book 8 @inproceedings{CookOnT, title={On the “Importance” of “Iliad” Book.

Theme Of Heroism In The Iliad Words | 5 Pages. Categorizing Heroism in the Iliad Throughout The Iliad, Homer paints several poetically visceral scenes of violence that keep the reader engaged on a primal level and simultaneously appeals to our emotional side by recounting the dramatic triumphs in addition to the harrowing failures of its heroes.

* D.E Wilson, Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ix + pp. isbn o 7. 1 By this trend, she remarks, "Achilleus comes to represent 'us'; Agamemnon and the normative pressures of heroic society 'them.' According to.

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I tell you how a man that went above and beyond the vision that God gave him to work day and night and sometimes seven days a week. Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad. By DONNA WILSON. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. ISBN Donna Wilson argues in this thought-provoking study that the key to the pivotal moments of conflict in the Iliad, from the episode with Chryses through the quarrel of Agamemnon and Achilles, the Em.

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Race.1) See most recently si / d, Homer: Iliad Book VI (Cam-bridge ) on Il 2) Stated succinctly byRansom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad (Cambridge ) “The question turns on the meaning of aisima in and on .This book's analysis of these characters and their circumstances offers incisive critical perceptions of feminine anger, ethics, and agency and challenges our assumptions about the role of gender in revenge.

In this provocative book, Marguerite A. Tassi counters longstanding critical opinions on revenge: that it is the sole province of men in.