The History of the Epic

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Abstract

This book presents a history of the epic from the classical age to the present day. It deals not just with the well-know epics of antiquity and the Renaissance, but also pursues developments in more recent literature and film. It offers an exploration of the changes that have taken place in the genre from Homer to Hollywood.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke UK
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages259
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9780230595729
ISBN (Print)9781403912121
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NamePalgrave Histories of Literature
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan

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