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The Resource Epic traditions in the contemporary world : the poetics of community, edited by Margaret Beissinger, Jane Tylus, and Susanne Wofford

Epic traditions in the contemporary world : the poetics of community, edited by Margaret Beissinger, Jane Tylus, and Susanne Wofford

Label
Epic traditions in the contemporary world : the poetics of community
Title
Epic traditions in the contemporary world
Title remainder
the poetics of community
Statement of responsibility
edited by Margaret Beissinger, Jane Tylus, and Susanne Wofford
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
809.1/32
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1956-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beissinger, Margaret H.
  • Tylus, Jane
  • Wofford, Susanne Lindgren
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic literature
  • Literature and society
Label
Epic traditions in the contemporary world : the poetics of community, edited by Margaret Beissinger, Jane Tylus, and Susanne Wofford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Epic as genre / Gregory Nagy -- Performing interpretation : early allegorical exegesis of Homer / Andrew Ford -- The Arab epic poet as outcast, trickster, and con man / Susan Slyomovics -- Epic, gender, and nationalism : the development of nineteenth-century Balkan literature / Margaret Beissinger -- Metamorphosis, metaphor, and allegory in Latin epic / Philip Hardie -- Tasso's trees : epic and local culture / Jane Tylus -- Appropriating the epic : gender, caste, and regional identity in Middle India / Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger -- Problematic performances : overlapping genres and levels of participation in Arabic oral epic singing / Dwight F. Reynolds -- Worshipping epic villains : a Kaurava cult in the Central Himalayas / William S. Sax -- The natural tears of epic / Thomas M. Greene -- The poetics of loss in Greek epic / Sheila Murnaghan -- The role of lament in the growth and death of Roman epic / Elaine Fantham -- Epic and the politics of the origin tale : Virgil, Ovid, Spenser, and Native American aetiology / Susanne L. Wofford -- Walcott's Omeros : the classical epic in a post-modern world / Joseph Farrell
Control code
ocm44962370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520210387
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44962370
Label
Epic traditions in the contemporary world : the poetics of community, edited by Margaret Beissinger, Jane Tylus, and Susanne Wofford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Epic as genre / Gregory Nagy -- Performing interpretation : early allegorical exegesis of Homer / Andrew Ford -- The Arab epic poet as outcast, trickster, and con man / Susan Slyomovics -- Epic, gender, and nationalism : the development of nineteenth-century Balkan literature / Margaret Beissinger -- Metamorphosis, metaphor, and allegory in Latin epic / Philip Hardie -- Tasso's trees : epic and local culture / Jane Tylus -- Appropriating the epic : gender, caste, and regional identity in Middle India / Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger -- Problematic performances : overlapping genres and levels of participation in Arabic oral epic singing / Dwight F. Reynolds -- Worshipping epic villains : a Kaurava cult in the Central Himalayas / William S. Sax -- The natural tears of epic / Thomas M. Greene -- The poetics of loss in Greek epic / Sheila Murnaghan -- The role of lament in the growth and death of Roman epic / Elaine Fantham -- Epic and the politics of the origin tale : Virgil, Ovid, Spenser, and Native American aetiology / Susanne L. Wofford -- Walcott's Omeros : the classical epic in a post-modern world / Joseph Farrell
Control code
ocm44962370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520210387
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44962370

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