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Twentieth-century epic novels

Author: Theodore L Steinberg
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Twentieth-Century Epic Novels examines the most popular twentieth-century manifestations of epic sensibilities by looking closely at five major examples of the twentieth-century epic novel." "The study opens with theoretical and historical survey epics, starting with Homer and going beyond Milton into the early history of the novel."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steinberg, Theodore L. (Theodore Louis), 1947-
Twentieth-century epic novels.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607371772
Named Person: Sholem Asch; Olivia Manning; Edward Whittemore; Lawrence Durrell; Paul Scott; Sholem Asch; Olivia Manning; Edward Whittemore; Lawrence Durrell; Paul Scott; Sholem Asch; Olivia Manning; Olivia Manning; Paul Scott; Lawrence Durrell; Sholem Asch; Olivia Manning
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore L Steinberg
ISBN: 0874138892 9780874138894
OCLC Number: 56617256
Description: 247 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Approaching the epic --
Sholem Asch's Three cities --
Olivia Manning's Fortunes of war --
Paul Scott's Raj Quartet --
Edward Whittemore's Jerusalem Quartet --
Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet.
Responsibility: Theodore L. Steinberg.
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