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 will challenge all scholars, students, and general readers of the classics, comparative literature, and western literary traditions.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Publisher||University of Wisconsin Press|
|Number of pages||566|
|State||Published - 1986|
|Name||Wisconsin Studies in Classics|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Arts and Humanities(all)