Epic Romance: Homer to Milton
Colin Burrow, University Senior Lecturer and a Fellow and Tutor of Gonville and Caius College Colin Burrow
Clarendon Press, 1993 - Philosophy - 325 pages
Epic Romance: Homer to Milton presents a comprehensive view of the epic tradition from Homer, through Virgil, Ariosto, Tasso, Spenser, and the host of minor writers who helped create the idiom within which these authors worked, to the great achievements of Milton. Detailed studies of individual writers in historical context link to offer a powerful explanation of how and why the epic changed from Homer to Milton.
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