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Penelope's Man: The Homing Instinct

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Title:Penelope's Man: The Homing Instinct
Erskine, John   
(2 of 2 for author by title)
Published:   1927
Publisher:The Bobbs-Merrill Company
Tags:fiction, humour, Mythology, odyssey, Homeric legend

A very much lighter version of the Odyssey than many.

The reader will recognize the author's debt for some of these fancies to Hesiod, to the Greek dramatists, to the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius, & to familiar modern works of interpretation & criticism, such as "Studies in the Odyssey" by J.A.K. Thomson, & "The Golden Bough" by J.G. Frazer.

Contents: Wooden Horse; Bread Eaters; Circe & the Higher Life; The Sirens; Calypso; Nausicaa Receives; Last Voyage.—goodreads.com. [Suggest a different description.]

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