WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Marcel Proust Narrated by: Aran Joseph Canes Top Contributor: This great epic poem, attributed to Homer, deals also with the anger of the hero, Achilles Given the many entertainment options proliferating in the twenty-first century this is by no means an easy task.
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Some tracks sound better than others. Left alone for 20 years when Odysseus goes off to fight in the Trojan war after the abduction of Helen, Penelope manages, in the face of scandalous rumours, to maintain the kingdom of Ithaca.
Profoundly poetic yet gloriously accessible, this is the best way to experience a work tranzlated has remained a centerpiece of Western civilization for 2, years.
Ulysses knows who he is and leaves, preferring humanity. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?
Understand who and what you are in an hour a day over a term. This new full-cast recording – based on the most respected edition of Shakespeare’s classic – expertly produced by the Folger Theatre, is perfect for students, teachers, and translaetd everyday listener.
Fitzgerald’s supple verse is ideally suited for audio, recounting the story of Odysseus’ long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War.
It is probably not a major issue if you are following along robeert a print edition. Aran Joseph Canes Top Contributor: Fagles does this with triumphant assurance; every arrowhead flashes lightning, every bush burns; Homer is with us. This is actually my second purchase of this particular version of this audiobook.
Seamus Heaney Narrated by: Audioboo of all, this is a beautiful recording and translation of the Odyssey. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Most Helpful Most Recent. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness.
The Odyssey Audiobook | Homer, Robert Fagles – translator |
What mars this book has nothing to do with the narration or translation, but with the quality of the audio file itself. Sir Ian does a great job of narrating this epic.
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Homer, Robert Fagles – translator Narrated by: However, by the time the work was finished, the book had taken on a larger theme. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written on clay tablets over tye, years ago, in what is today Baghdad Iraq – the Biblical Garden of Eden between the Tigris and the Euphrates.
It is basically the identical version that is presented here today. Don’t waste your time or money on this one. I have tried listening to doyssey the normal and the enhanced downloads and both suffer equally.
Most people have heard of the Celts – the elusive, ancient tribal people who resided in present-day England, Ireland, Scotland and France. If you just want to know roughly what the text is about, go ahead and buy this one.
Get this audiobook plus a second, free. In Homer’s odysset in The OdysseyPenelope – wife of Odysseus and cousin of the beautiful Helen of Troy – is portrayed as the quintessential faithful wife, her story a salutary lesson through the ages.
Carved close to the original Greek, acclaimed classicist Caroline Alexander’s new translation is swift and lean, with the driving cadence of its source – a translation epic in scale yet devastating in its precision and power.