The Epic : developments in criticism : a casebook / edited by R.P. Draper.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Basingstoke : Macmillan Education, 1990.
Description
215 pages ; 22 cm

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Subject(s)
Series
Casebook series [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-208) and index.
Contents
  • Part One. From Sidney to Abercrombie
  • Sir Philip Sidney (1598)
  • Ben Jonson (1620-35?)
  • John Milton (1641, 1644, 1667)
  • Thomas Hobbes (1675)
  • Sir William Temple (1690)
  • Sir Richard Blackmore (1695)
  • John Dryden (1697, 1700)
  • Boileau (trans. 1714)
  • Joseph Addison (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 Two. More recent criticism
  • Some characteristics of literary epic (1945) / C.M. Bowra
  • ' Beowulf' (1949) / Gilbert Highet
  • Theory of genres (1957) / Northrop Frye
  • The epic spirit (1958) / E.M.W. Tillyard
  • Heroic mockery (1977) / George De Forest Lord: Heroic
  • Narrative and meaning in 'Paradise Lost' (1980) / G.K. Hunter
  • The dynastic epic (1982) / Andrew Fichter
  • Oral poetry, the 'Iliad' and the modern reader (1984) / Martin Mueller
  • Some versions of heroism (1985) / Willard Spiegelman
  • James Joyce's 'Ulysses': epic novel (1989) / G.J.B. Watson.
ISBN
  • 0333383419
  • 9780333383414
  • 0333383427
  • 9780333383421
LCCN
91183369
OCLC
25874452
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