By Paul Innes

ISBN-10: 0415587387

ISBN-13: 9780415587389

ISBN-10: 0415587395

ISBN-13: 9780415587396

This pupil guidebook deals a transparent advent to a frequently advanced and unwieldy zone of literary reviews. Tracing epic from its historical and classical roots via postmodern and modern examples this quantity discusses:

  • a wide variety of writers together with Homer, Vergil, Ovid, Dante, Chaucer, Milton, Cervantes, Keats, Byron, Eliot, Walcott and Tolkien

  • texts from poems, novels, children’s literature, television, theatre and movie

  • themes and motifs akin to romance, tragedy, faith, trips and the supernatural.

Offering new instructions for the longer term and addressing where of epic in either English-language texts and global Literature, this convenient booklet takes you on a desirable guided journey during the epic.

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