Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming

Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming
Artist/Author/Cast: 
Shay, Jonathan; McCain, John (Foreword by); Cleland, Max (Foreword by)
ISBN: 
0743211561

The author of "Achilles in Vietnam" analyzes the problems faced by combat veterans reentering civilian society through a unique, allegorical reading of Homer's "Odyssey."

Description: 

The author draws parallels between The Odyssey and the experiences of Vietnam veterans after returning to the United States.

Target audience: 
Adults
Weber Reads
Call Number: 
616.85212 S534o 2002

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