The Iliad: ‘‘The poetry rocks and has a macho cast to it, like rap music’

‘The poetry rocks and has a macho cast to it, like rap music. Well, perhaps I don’t know enough about rap music but I think this blurb from a recent translation of the Iliad to be a little unlikely. However, it does show that there is no end to Homer as we see from a recent review http://www.lrb.co.uk/v34/n04/edward-luttwak/homer-inc

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