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Published: 01 April 2021

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780198852971

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Imagining Ithaca

Nostos and Nostalgia Since the Great War

Kathleen Riley

  • Investigates modern adaptions of an ancient theme
  • Explores cultural manifestations of concepts related to 'home from afar'
  • Covers a diverse range of material, from TV series to the lyric poem cycle and autobiography
  • Offers a thorough and sustained exploration of the overarching theme of the return, both real and imagined, and valuable coverage of the social and cultural context of this historical period