C.M. Bowra, Tradition and Design in the Iliad (Oxford, 1930)

G.S. Kirk, The Songs of Homer (Cambridge U. Press, 1962)

C.S. Lewis, A Preface to Paradise Lost (Preface)

A.B. Lord, The Singer of Tales (Harvard U. Press, 1960)

J.A. Notopoulos, "Studies in Early Greek Oral Poetry; HSCPh 68 (1964) 1-77

D.Page, History and the Homeric Iliad (U. Of Calif. Press, 1960 repr.)

A.J.B Wace and F.H. Stubbings (editors), A Companion to Homer (Macmillan, 1962)

T.B.L. Webster, From Mycenae to Homer (Methuen, 1958)

C.H. Whitman, Homer and the Homeric Tradition (Harvard U. Press, 1957)

This material has been used for many years by Professor Tom Sienkewicz in his courses at Howard University and at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois. If you have any questions, you may contact him at

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