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Epic
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Tracing epic from its ancient and classical roots through postmodern and contemporary epic and pointing towards the future, this volume discusses:

  • a wide range of writers including Homer, Vergil, Ovid, Dante, Chaucer, Milton, Cervantes, Keats, Byron, Eliot, Walcott and Tolkien
  • texts from poems, novels, children’s literature, tv, theatre and film
  • themes and motifs such as romance, tragedy, religion, journeys and the supernatural.
Taylor and Francis; February 2013
192 pages; ISBN 9781136158520
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