The Poet Who Sings Through Us: Homer's Influence in Contemporary Western Culture

@article{Belsky2007ThePW,
  title={The Poet Who Sings Through Us: Homer's Influence in Contemporary Western Culture},
  author={Scott A. Belsky},
  journal={College Literature},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={216-228}
}
For roughly 2500 years people have studied, debated, heralded, and denounced the poet known as Homer and the works Western civilization attributes to him. Through academia's ever-evolving manifestations Homer stands as the center of authority and stability for any student of literature. It is no wonder then that Homer survives and indeed flourishes in the current post-structural, postmodern, ideological-ridden world of the academy. Therefore the true testament does not reside in the particular… Expand
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