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HesperosStudies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday$
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P. J. Finglass, C. Collard, and N. J. Richardson

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199285686

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.001.0001

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The Monster and the Monologue: Polyphemus from Homer to Ovid

The Monster and the Monologue: Polyphemus from Homer to Ovid

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(p.22) 2 The Monster and the Monologue: Polyphemus from Homer to Ovid
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G. O Hutchinson (Contributor Webpage)

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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.003.0002

The colourful career of the Cyclops in literary history strikingly exemplifies the complexities of Homeric reception. This chapter illustrates the value of narratological strategies, which have made such a vast contribution to the understanding of classical literature. It also suggests the value of extending narratology, and integrating it further with other types of criticism.

Keywords:   Cyclops, Polyphemus, Homeric reception, Greek poetry, narratology

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