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The descent from heaven / a study in epic continuity /

Main Author: Greene, Thomas M. 1926-2003.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1963.
Table of Contents:
  • The norms of epic
  • The Iliad
  • Form and craft in The Odyssey
  • Virgil
  • Ariosto and the earlier Italian Renaissance
  • Sannazaro: feigning without scandal
  • The counter-Reformation
  • D'Aubigne
  • Spenser
  • Saint-Amant and French neo-classicism
  • Milton
  • Appendix:
  • A pre-Homeric celestial descent.