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Folk tale, fiction and saga in the Homeric epics

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Homer -- Knowledge -- Folklore,
    • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism,
    • Literature and folklore -- Greece,
    • Oral tradition -- Greece,
    • Folklore in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Rhys Carpenter.
      SeriesSather classical lectures,, v. 20, 1940
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA4037 .C28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 p. l., 198 p.
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL190344M
      LC Control Numbera 46004752
      OCLC/WorldCa410901

        The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles A Penguin Classic Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning modern-verse translation. "Sing to me of the man, 4/5(7). Sources of myths: literary and archaeological The Homeric poems: the Iliad and the Odyssey. The 5th-century-bce Greek historian Herodotus remarked that Homer and Hesiod gave to the Olympian gods their familiar today would accept this literally. In the first book of the Iliad, the son of Zeus and Leto (Apollo, line 9) is as instantly identifiable to the Greek reader by his.


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This book consists of seven lectures: I. Literature without Letters II. Saga and Fiction III. Trouble over Troy IV. Folk Tale and Fiction in the Iliad V.

The Setting of the Odyssey VI. The Cult of the Sleeping Bear Fiction and saga in the Homeric epics book. The Folk Tale of the Bear's Son VIII.

Fact, Fable and Fiction: The Final Verdict5/5(2). Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Folk tale, fiction and saga in the Homeric epics by Rhys Carpenter,University of California Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Folk tale, fiction and saga in the Homeric epics by Rhys Carpenter; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History and criticism, Folklore, Greek literature.

of Rhys Carpenter's controversial Folk Tale, Fiction, and Saga in the Homeric Epics.2 This book inspired the Homeric number of the American Journal of Archaeology, which with its Appendix of comprises twenty-five articles. And there have been subsequent publica-tions.

The origin of the Homeric poems is currently being argued by specia. BOOK REVIEWS DOROTHY H. Cox, Editor FOLK TALE, FICTION AND SAGA IN THE HOMERIC EPics, by Rhys Carpenter. University of California Press, Professor Rhys Carpenter's book is not unworthy of that distinguished tradition of American Homeric scholarship on which he remarks with justice in his first chapter.

FOLK TALE, FICTION AND SAGA IN THE HOMERIC EPICS Mass Market Paperback – by Rhys carpenter (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1).

Rhys Carpenter (August 5, – January 2, ) was an American classical art historian and professor at Bryn Mawr College. Carpenter was unconventional as a scholar. He analyzed Greek art from the standpoint of artistic production and behavior.

He argued for dating the Greek alphabet to the eighth century : August 5,Cotuit, Massachusetts. "Bear's Son Tale" (German: das Märchen vom Bärensohn, Bärensohnmärchen) refers to an analogous group of narratives that, according to Friedrich Panzer 's thesis, represent the fairy tale material reworked to create the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf ' s first part, the Grendel-kin Story.

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The recent book of Cedric Whitman, Homer and the Heroic Tradition (Cambridge, Mass., ), and the work of several years ago of Rhys Carpenter, Folk Tale, Fiction, and Saga in the Homeric Epics (Berkeley and Los Angeles, ) are important exceptions.

Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics avg rating — 10 ratings — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5. RHYS CARPENTER: Folk Tale, Fiction, and Saga in the Homeric Epics, Berkeley and Los Angeles, University ofCalifornia Press, E.

DRERUP: Homerische Poetik: Das Homerproblem in der Gegenwart, Wurzburg, (This is the authoritative account ofHomeric theory and controversy up to the time ofits publication.) [11 ].

The Homeric Hymns (Greek: Ὁμηρικοὶ Ὕμνοι, Homērikoi Hymnoi) are a collection of thirty-three anonymous ancient Greek hymns celebrating individual gods. The hymns are "Homeric" in the sense that they employ the same epic meter—dactylic hexameter—as the Iliad and Odyssey, use many similar formulas and are couched in the same dialect.

They were uncritically attributed to. On folkloric motifs in the Iliad and the Odyssey, see Rhys Carpenter's Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics (Berkeley, ). Despite a Frazerian style of compilation, Martti Haavio provides important shamanic-folkloric backgrounds to themes in the Kalevala in V ä in ä m ö inen, Eternal Sage (Helsinki, ).

New Sources. 18 Carpenter, Rhys, Folk Tale, Fiction, and Saga in the Homeric Epics –4: Roux, R., Le Problème des Argonautes (), especially ch. IV, Les figures Argonautiques. Among the Argonauts both Iphiclus and Euphemus were gifted with fabulous speed at by: Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics; (Berkeley, ).

↑ Yoder, Don. Groundhog Day. (Stackpole, ) ↑ See the Wikipedia article on Halloween. ↑ Halloween in Scotland, Rampant Scotland ↑ Halloween’s Scottish connections, The Scotsman, 27 Oct ↑ Dorson, Richard M.,The British Folklorists: A History, RKP.

Carpenter, R., Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics (Berkeley ), seems to be posing the same question. Pope, M. W., ‘ Athena’s Development in Homeric Epic ’, AJP 81 () (espc.

footnote 25 on that page).Cited by:   Rhys Carpenter in his () book on ‘Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics’ (pp. ) traces the custom to the ancient Bear cult of Europe, via the myth of Salmoxis, which read great significance into the resurrection of that hibernating animal from his long Winter sleep.

Can you suggest some good non fiction books to read. I just want to become more knowledgeable, can you suggest some good non fiction books. Knowledge is forever. Answer Save. 5 Answers. Relevance. Anonymous. 1 decade ago. Favorite Answer. I would be happy to--but could you narrow yourself from 'nonfiction'.

Did you have a topic or genre in mind. Classical Mythology: CMLT/FLLT (10) Fall, - MWF. Grimal's book includes numerous illustrations; Slater's is a psychiatrist's view of mythology, and quite provocative.

Folk-Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics Henrietta Mertz, The Wine-Dark Sea. Homer's Heroic Epic of the North Atlantic Gilbert Pilot.

Hisarlik (Turkish: Hisarlık, "Place of Fortresses"), often spelled Hissarlik, is the Turkish name for an ancient city located in what is known historically as Anatolia, Turkish anadolu. It is part of Çanakkale, Turkey.

The archaeological site lies approximately kilometres ( mi) from the Aegean Sea and about the same distance from the nates: 39°57′25″N 26°14′20″E /. A.B. Lord, The Singer of Tales (), was written by an authority on the Balkan oral epic of the guslari. On Homer, see G.S. Kirk, The Songs of Homer (); W.

Schadewaldt, Von Homers Welt und Werk, 4th ed (); C.M. Bowra, Homer and His Forerunners () and R. Carpenter, Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics (). Rhys Carpenter, Folk Tale, Fiction, and Saga, 55–57 accepts the detail as part of a series of watered-down doublets of Iliadic events: “It seems that (precisely as happens in the Iliad) the Greeks after landing were driven back to their ships, that Patroclus came to the rescue and repulsed the enemy, but in the encounter was wounded.

Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics by Rhys Carpenter: The Greater Roman Historians by M. Laistner: Party Politics in the Age of Caesar by Lily Ross Taylor: From Homer to Menander: Forces in Greek Poetic Fiction by Levi Arnold Post: The Development of the Attic Black-Figure by John Davidson Beazley: [Carpenter (Folk Tale, Fiction, and Saga in the Homeric Epics, pp.

) denies the possibility of such accurate transmissions and argues instead that the Catalogue points “to the situation in early archaic classical times when Pheidon had extended his rule over Argos, when a. This study examines the death of Achilles in ancient myth, focusing on the hero's imperfect invulnerability.

It is concluded that this concept is of late origin, perhaps of the Hellenistic period. Early evidence about Achilles' infancy does not suggest that he was made invulnerable, and early evidence concerning his death apparently indicates.

Examining the poems in the tradition of oral literature, Rhys Carpenter, Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics (), suggests that the poems began as oral literature; while Albert Bates Lord, The Singer of Tales (), contends that Homer was not an original writer but a singer of folktales.

folk tale definition: 1. a story that parents have passed on to their children through speech over many years 2. a story. Learn more.

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$ $ shipping. Vtg Tolkien The Hobbit. The Homeric epics —the Iliad and the Odyssey, probably dating from the 8th century bce —are the oldest texts of any bulk.

In Greek language: History and development. hexameters, the language of the Homeric epics is an artificial mixture of dialects. This Homeric dialect became the standard for dactylic poetry all over the Greek world. His Folk Tale: Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics, the result of the Sather Classical Lectures given at the University of California at Berkeley, suggested that the folk tails of Europe deeply influenced the Homer's writings, still a controversial theory.

Among his last students at Bryn Mawr were Brunilde Ridgway (q.v.), who wrote her. The Homeric Epics and the Chinese Book of Songs: Foundational Texts Compared Edited by Fritz-Heiner Mutschler This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing Lady Stephenson Library, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2PA, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.Rhys Carpenter is among those who argue that an oral tradition stretching over centuries was not capable of preserving a detailed picture of Mycenaean Greece (Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics); yet Denys Page and many other scholars state unequivocally that an accurate picture was somehow preserved.Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics.

Berkeley, Carpenter even suggests that the Odyssey and Beowulf are derived from the ancient bear’s son tale. Carl-Martin Edsman. Jagaren och makterna: Samiska och finska björnceremonier, Uppsala, and Uno Holmberg.