Type Essay
Date 1983
Pages 7

The Odysseys Within The Odyssey

  • Le Odissee nell'Odissea

Calvino discusses the several accounts of Ulysses's journey given in the Odyssey, and how any or all might be the 'true' Odyssey.

This essay, like Why Read the Classics?, features ideas that would be at home in If on a winter's night a traveler. I must read more of Calvino, to learn just how thoroughly these themes pervade his work.

Name Role
Italo Calvino Author
Martin McLaughlin Translator


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