The Gray Salt Sea, The Wine-Dark Sea

August 3, 2013

Writing for Lapham’s Quarterly, Caroline Alexander takes a deep dive into Homer’s “wine-dark sea” to uncover the origins and meaning behind the poet’s “incomprehensible” phrase.

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