The Resource Epic interactions : perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the epic tradition : presented to Jasper Griffin by former pupils, edited by M.J. Clarke, B.G.F. Currie, and R.O.A.M. Lyne, (electronic book)

Epic interactions : perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the epic tradition : presented to Jasper Griffin by former pupils, edited by M.J. Clarke, B.G.F. Currie, and R.O.A.M. Lyne, (electronic book)

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Epic interactions : perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the epic tradition : presented to Jasper Griffin by former pupils
Title
Epic interactions
Title remainder
perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the epic tradition : presented to Jasper Griffin by former pupils
Statement of responsibility
edited by M.J. Clarke, B.G.F. Currie, and R.O.A.M. Lyne
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays surveys the epic tradition from the 8th century BC to the 19th century of our era. Chapters focus on: Homer and the oral epic tradition; Homer in his religious context; Herodotus and Homer; Hellenistic epic; Virgil in his literary context; Virgil in his political-cultural context, and more
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3022.E6
LC item number
E75 2006
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clarke, Michael
  • Currie, Bruno
  • Lyne, R. O. A. M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry, Classical
  • Homer
  • Homer
  • Virgil
  • Griffin, Jasper
Label
Epic interactions : perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the epic tradition : presented to Jasper Griffin by former pupils, edited by M.J. Clarke, B.G.F. Currie, and R.O.A.M. Lyne, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-412) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Homer and the early epic tradition / Bruno Currie -- Homer's religion : philological perspectives from Indo-European and Semitic / Simon Pulleyn -- Homer and Herodotus / Christopher Pelling -- Hellenistic epic and Homeric form / Gregory Hutchinson -- The Aeneid : inheritance and empire / Rebecca Armstrong -- The epic and the monuments : interactions between Virgil's Aeneid and the Augustan building programme / Stephen Harrison -- Augustan responses to the Aeneid / Matthew Robinson -- Statius and the sublimity of Capaneus / Matthew Leigh -- Achilles, Byrhtnoth, and Cú Chulainn : continuity and analogy from Homer to the medieval north / Michael Clarke -- Quantum Mutatus ab Illo : moments of change and recognition in Tasso and Milton / Emily Wilson
Control code
ebr10199660
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 441 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Epic interactions : perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the epic tradition : presented to Jasper Griffin by former pupils, edited by M.J. Clarke, B.G.F. Currie, and R.O.A.M. Lyne, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-412) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Homer and the early epic tradition / Bruno Currie -- Homer's religion : philological perspectives from Indo-European and Semitic / Simon Pulleyn -- Homer and Herodotus / Christopher Pelling -- Hellenistic epic and Homeric form / Gregory Hutchinson -- The Aeneid : inheritance and empire / Rebecca Armstrong -- The epic and the monuments : interactions between Virgil's Aeneid and the Augustan building programme / Stephen Harrison -- Augustan responses to the Aeneid / Matthew Robinson -- Statius and the sublimity of Capaneus / Matthew Leigh -- Achilles, Byrhtnoth, and Cú Chulainn : continuity and analogy from Homer to the medieval north / Michael Clarke -- Quantum Mutatus ab Illo : moments of change and recognition in Tasso and Milton / Emily Wilson
Control code
ebr10199660
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 441 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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