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The book of the epic, the world's great epics told in story,

Author: H A Guerber
Publisher: Philadelphia, London, J.B. Lippincott Company, 1913.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guerber, H.A. (Hélène Adeline), -1929.
Book of the epic.
Philadelphia, London, J.B. Lippincott Company, 1913
(OCoLC)572940035
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H A Guerber
OCLC Number: 646613
Description: 493 pages frontispiece, plates 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / J. Berg Esenwein --
Greek epics --
The Iliad --
The Odyssey --
Latin epics --
The Aeneid --
French epics --
The song of Roland --
Aucassin and Nicolette --
Spanish epics --
The Cid --
Portuguese epics --
The Lusiad --
Italian epics --
Divine comedy --
The Inferno --
Purgatory --
Paradise --
The Orlandos --
Gerusalemme liberata, or Jerusalem delivered --
Epics of the British Isles --
Beowulf --
The Arthurian cycle --
Robin Hood --
The Faerie queene --
Paradise lost --
Paradise regained --
German epics --
The Nibelungenlied --
Story of the Holy Grail --
Epics of the Netherlands --
Scandinavian epics --
The Volsunga saga --
Russian and Finnish epics --
The Kalevala, or The land of heroes --
Epics of Central Europe and of the Balkan Peninsula --
Hebrew and early Christian epics --
Arabian and Persian epics --
The Shah-nameh, or Epic of kings --
Indian epics --
The Ramayana --
The Mahabharata --
Chinese and Japanese poetry --
American epics.
Responsibility: by H.A. Guerber ... with an introduction by J. Berg Esenwein ... with sixteen illustrations from the masters of painting.

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