The literary epic and critical theories about the epic tradition are traced from Aristotle and Callimachus through Apollonius, Virgil and their successors such as Chaucer and Milton to Eisenstein, Tolstoy and Thomas Mann. Newman's revisionist critique should challenge all scholars, students and general readers of the classics, comparative literature and western literary traditions.
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Number of pages: 566
Weight: 771 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 31 mm
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