Epic Romance: Homer to Milton
Colin Burrow, University Senior Lecturer and a Fellow and Tutor of Gonville and Caius College Colin Burrow
Clarendon Press, 1993 - 325 Seiten
This study presents a comprehensive view of the epic tradition from Homer through Virgil, Ariosto, Tasso, Spenser, and the host of minor writers who helped create the idiom within which these writers worked, to the great achievements of Milton. Detailed studies of individual authors in historical context link to develop a powerful explanation of how and why the epic changed from Homer to Milton.
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