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The Resource Heroes, gods and the role of epiphany in English epic poetry, E.L. Risden

Heroes, gods and the role of epiphany in English epic poetry, E.L. Risden

Label
Heroes, gods and the role of epiphany in English epic poetry
Title
Heroes, gods and the role of epiphany in English epic poetry
Statement of responsibility
E.L. Risden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book examines how epic poetry reflects cultural values, and how, in epic poems, the heroes must meet supernatural beings to find answers to essential questions. The work begins with three chapters on ancient poetry"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Risden, Edward L.
Dewey number
821/.03209
Index
index present
LC call number
PR509.E7
LC item number
R57 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry, English
  • Heroes in literature
  • Gods in literature
  • Epiphany in literature
Label
Heroes, gods and the role of epiphany in English epic poetry, E.L. Risden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-199) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Epiphany and the Western epic tradition -- The "duty" theme in the epic tradition -- Epic individualism -- Beowulf and sub-liminal epic epiphany -- Epiphany and the rhetoric of (dis)enchantment in Spenser's Faerie queene -- Paradise lost and the resimplification of epic epiphany -- William Blake and the personal epic fantastic -- Wordsworth's spots of time: romantic epiphany and nature spectacular -- Aurora Leigh: Victorian epic and woman's social epiphany -- Walcott's Omeros: postmodern/postcolonial epic epiphanies
Control code
190778084
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
v, 204 pages
Isbn
9780786435418
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008020055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)190778084
Label
Heroes, gods and the role of epiphany in English epic poetry, E.L. Risden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-199) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Epiphany and the Western epic tradition -- The "duty" theme in the epic tradition -- Epic individualism -- Beowulf and sub-liminal epic epiphany -- Epiphany and the rhetoric of (dis)enchantment in Spenser's Faerie queene -- Paradise lost and the resimplification of epic epiphany -- William Blake and the personal epic fantastic -- Wordsworth's spots of time: romantic epiphany and nature spectacular -- Aurora Leigh: Victorian epic and woman's social epiphany -- Walcott's Omeros: postmodern/postcolonial epic epiphanies
Control code
190778084
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
v, 204 pages
Isbn
9780786435418
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008020055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)190778084

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