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Peter Struck: Great Voyages: The Odyssey, Nostalgia, and the Lost Home

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Published on Apr 4, 2014

Homer’s tale of the wandering hero has loaned its name to the English language for the very idea of a long wandering voyage. In this talk, Dr. Struck considers the idea of a displacement in the epic poem, and how Odysseus negotiates his status as someone separated from where he belongs.