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The Resource From many gods to one : divine action in Renaissance epic, Tobias Gregory

From many gods to one : divine action in Renaissance epic, Tobias Gregory

Label
From many gods to one : divine action in Renaissance epic
Title
From many gods to one
Title remainder
divine action in Renaissance epic
Statement of responsibility
Tobias Gregory
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Epic poets of the Renaissance looked to emulate the poems of Greco-Roman antiquity, but doing so presented a dilemma: what to do about the gods? Divine intervention plays a major part in the epics of Homer and Virgil--indeed, quarrels within the family of Olympian gods are essential to the narrative structure of those poems--yet poets of the Renaissance recognized that the cantankerous Olympians could not be imitated too closely. The divine action of their classical models had to be transformed to accord with contemporary tastes and Christian belief. From Many Gods to One offers the first compar
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Tobias
Dewey number
809.1/3209351
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1333.G63
LC item number
G74 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry, European
  • European poetry
  • God in literature
  • Gods in literature
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Epic poetry, European
  • European poetry
  • God in literature
  • Gods in literature
  • Dichtkunst
  • Goden
Label
From many gods to one : divine action in Renaissance epic, Tobias Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-235) and index
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
The polytheistic model : Homer and Virgil -- Neo-Latin epic : Petrarch and Vida -- Providence, irony, and magic : Orlando furioso -- With God on our side : Gerusalemme liberata -- The tragedy of creaturely error : Paradise lost
Control code
527731021
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226307565
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)527731021
Label
From many gods to one : divine action in Renaissance epic, Tobias Gregory
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-235) and index
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
The polytheistic model : Homer and Virgil -- Neo-Latin epic : Petrarch and Vida -- Providence, irony, and magic : Orlando furioso -- With God on our side : Gerusalemme liberata -- The tragedy of creaturely error : Paradise lost
Control code
527731021
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226307565
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)527731021

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