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The Epic, developments in criticism : a casebook

Author: Ronald Philip Draper
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 1990.
Series: Casebook series; Casebook series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Five great epics are the focus of attention in this volume: Homer's "Iliad", Virgil's "Aeneid", Milton's "Paradise Lost", Wordsworth's "Prelude" and Joyce's "Ulysses". In his introduction, the editor  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [anthologie]
Named Person: Homère.; Virgile.; John Milton; William Wordsworth; James Joyce
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Philip Draper
ISBN: 0333383419 9780333383414 0333383427 9780333383421
OCLC Number: 489659574
Description: 215 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part 1: From Sydney to Abercrombie: Sir Philip Sydney (1598); Ben Jonson (1620-35?); John Milton (1641, 1644, 1667); Sir Richard Blackmore (1695); John Dryden (1697, 1700); Boileau (trans. 1714); Joseph Additon (1712); Alexander Pope (1720); Henry Fielding (1742); William Wordsworth (1805); Sir Walter Scott (1824); Matthew Arnold (1861); W.P.Ker (1897); W.Macneile Dixon (1912); Lascelles Abercrombie (1914, 1925). Part 2 More recent criticism, C.M.Bowra; some characteristics of literary epic (1945); Gilbert Highet - Beowulf (1949); Northrop Frye - theory of Genres (1957); E.M.W.Tillyard - the epic spirit (1958); George de Forest Lord - heroic mockery (1977); G.K.Hunter - narrative and meaning in Paradise Lost (1980); Andrew Fichter - the dynastic epic (1982); Martin Mueller - oral poetry - the Iliad and the modern reader (1984); Willard Spiegelman - some versions of heroism (1985); G.J.B.Watson - James Joyce's Ulysses - epic novel (1989).
Series Title: Casebook series; Casebook series.
Responsibility: ed. by R.P. Draper.


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