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Title The Cambridge companion to the epic / edited by Catherine Bates

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PN1303 .C36 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN1303 C36 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 279 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The epic of Gilgamesh / A. R. George -- Greek epic / Jasper Griffin -- Roman epic / Peter Toohey -- Heroic epic poetry in the Middle Ages / Karl Reichl -- Dante and the epic of transcendence / John Freccero -- Italian Renaissance epic / Giuseppe Mazzotta -- Camões's Os Lusíadas: the first modern epic / George Monteiro -- The Faerie Queene: Britain's national monument / Cathrine Bates -- The seventeenth-century Protestant English epic / David Loewenstein -- Mock-heroic and English poetry / Claude Rawson -- Romantic re-appropriations of the epic / Michael O'Neill -- Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and the modern epic / John Whittier-Ferguson -- Derek Walcott's Omeros / Robert Hamner -- Epic in translation / Paul Merchant
LC subject Epic poetry -- History and criticism
Add Author Bates, Catherine, 1964-
ISBN 9780521880947 (hardback)
0521880947 (hardback)
9780521707367 (pbk. )
0521707366 (pbk. )