The Odyssey

The Odyssey A Play

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Synopsis

This dramatic adaptation of Homer's myth begins with a modern young woman who is struggling to understand Robert Fitzgerald's translation of The Odyssey. A classical muse appears, and the young woman becomes the goddess Athena--a tireless advocate for Odysseus in his struggle to get home. With her trademark irreverent and witty twist on classic works, Zimmerman brings to life the story of Odysseus's ten-year journey, depicting his encounters with characters such as Circe, the Cyclops, Poseidon, Calypso, the Sirens, and others.

Book information

ISBN: 9780810120938
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Imprint: Northwestern University Press
Pub date:
Edition: 1
DEWEY: 812.54
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 173
Weight: 395g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 13mm