By Milman Parry
Milman Parry, who died in 1935 whereas a tender assistant professor at Harvard, is now one among the top classical students of this century. but Parry's articles and French dissertations--highly unique contributions to the examine of Homer--have before been tough to acquire. The Making of Homeric Verse for the 1st time collects those landmark works in a single quantity including Parry's unpublished M.A. thesis and extracts from his Yugoslavian magazine, which incorporates notes on Serbo-Croatian poetry and its relation to Homer. Adam Parry, the past due son of the student, has translated the French dissertations, written an advent at the lifestyles and highbrow improvement of his father, and supplied a survey of later paintings on Homer performed in Parry's wonderful tradition.
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