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Title A companion to ancient epic / edited by John Miles Foley

Publ Info Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PN1317 .C66 2009    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PN1317 .C66 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiv, 664 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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Series Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Note Originally published: Oxford: Blackwell, 2005
Contents Introduction / John Miles Foley -- Epic as genre / Richard P. Martin -- The Indo-European context / Joshua T. Katz -- Epic and myth / Lowell Edmunds -- Performance / Minna Skafte Jensen -- Epic and history / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- The epic hero / Gregory Nagy -- The gods in epic, or, The divine economy / Bruce Louden -- Women in epic / Helene P. Foley -- Archaeological contexts / Susan Sherratt -- The physical media : tablet, scroll, codex / Michael W. Haslam -- Ancient reception / Robert Lamberton -- Translating ancient epic / Richard Hamilton Armstrong -- Analogues : modern oral epics / John Miles Foley -- Comparative observations on the Near Eastern epic traditions / Jack M. Sasson -- Mesopotamian epic / Scott B. Noegel -- Epic in Ugaritic literature / N. Wyatt -- Hittite and Hurrian epic / Gary Beckman -- Persian/Iranian epic / Olga M. Davidson -- The challenge of Israelite epic / Susan Niditch -- Near Eastern connections / Walter Burkert -- Homer's Iliad / Mark W. Edwards -- Homer's Odyssey / Laura M. Slatkin -- Hesiod / Stephanie Nelson -- Epic cycle and fragments / Jonathan S. Burgess -- Apollonius of Rhodes / D.P. Nelis -- Quintus of Smyrna / Alan James -- Nonnus / Robert Shorrock -- Epic and other genres in the ancient Greek world / R. Scott Garner -- Homer's post-classical legacy / Casey Dué -- Origins and essence of Roman epic / Joseph Farrell -- Early republican epic / Sander M. Goldberg -- Lucretius / Monica R. Gale -- Virgil's Aeneid / Michael C.J. Putnam -- Ovid / Carole E. Newlands -- Lucan / Shadi Bartsch -- Valerius Flaccus / Andrew Zissos -- Statius / William J. Dominik -- Silius Italicus / Raymond D. Marks -- Claudian / Michael H. Barnes -- Latin Christian epics of late antiquity / Dennis E. Trout -- Epic and other genres of Roman world / R. Jenkyns -- Virgil's post-classical legacy / Craig Kallendorf
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [589]-650) and index
LC subject Epic poetry -- History and criticism
Epic literature -- History and criticism
Epic poetry, Classical -- History and criticism
Add Author Foley, John Miles
ISBN 9781405188388 (pbk.)
1405188383 (pbk.)