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Published: 28 January 2019

232 Pages | 18

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190857929

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Homer and the Poetics of Gesture

Alex Purves

  • A unique approach to Homeric poetry by reading repetition and formula through the body
  • Draws on contemporary theoretical work on embodiment and gesture
  • Individual chapters on falling, leaping, running, standing, and reaching