Epic and History

Epic and History

Editor(s): David Konstan, Kurt A. Raaflaub

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405193078

Online ISBN: 9781444315639

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315639

Series Editor(s): Kurt A. Raaflaub

About this Book

With contributions from leading scholars, this is a unique cross-cultural comparison of historical epics across a wide range of cultures and time periods, which presents crucial insights into how history is treated in narrative poetry.

  • The first book to gain new insights into the topic of 'epic and history' through in-depth cross-cultural comparisons
  • Covers epic traditions across the globe and across a wide range of time periods
  • Brings together leading specialists in the field, and is edited by two internationally regarded scholars
  • An important reference for scholars and students interested in history and literature across a broad range of disciplines

 

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