The Growth of Literature: Volume II

The Growth of Literature: Volume II

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ISBN-13: 9780521310185
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/28/1986
Pages: 804
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface;

1. Introduction;
2. The heroic age;
3. Heroic poetry and saga;
4. The heroic milieu;
5. Individualism in the heroic stories;
6. Non-heroic stories relating to the heroic age;
7. Historical elements in stories of the heroic age;
8. Unhistorical elements in stories of the heroic age;
9. Poetry and saga relating to deities;
10. Antiquarian learning;
11. Post-heroic poetry and saga;
12. Gnomic poetry;
13. Descriptive poetry;
14. Poetry and saga relating to unspecified individuals;
15. Mantic poetry; 16, Literature and writing;
17. The texts;
18. Recitation and composition;
19. The author;
20. Inspiration; Addenda; Index.

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