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Epic Romance: Homer to Milton
     

Epic Romance: Homer to Milton

by Colin Burrow
 

ISBN-10: 0198117949

ISBN-13: 9780198117940

Pub. Date: 09/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This study presents a comprehensive view of the epic tradition from Homer through Virgil, Ariosto, Tasso, Spenser, and the host of minor writers who helped create the idiom within which these writers worked, to the great achievements of Milton. Detailed studies of individual authors in historical context link to develop a powerful explanation of how and why the

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This study presents a comprehensive view of the epic tradition from Homer through Virgil, Ariosto, Tasso, Spenser, and the host of minor writers who helped create the idiom within which these writers worked, to the great achievements of Milton. Detailed studies of individual authors in historical context link to develop a powerful explanation of how and why the epic changed from Homer to Milton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198117940
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.04(d)

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