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The idea of epic

by J. B. Hainsworth

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epic poetry, Classical -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.B. Hainsworth.
    SeriesEidos
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3022.E6 H25 1991
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationviii, 192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1858431M
    ISBN 100520068149
    LC Control Number90010956

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      Chapter 1 You Were an Epic Idea before You Were Born 3. Chapter 2 Lost in Translation 7. Chapter 3 The Book of You Part II Being Set Apart for Greatness Chapter 4 Leaving Your Fathers House Chapter 5 Honing the Gift of "Good-bye" Chapter 6 Breaking Out of the Pack Part III Faith: The Journey Fuel Chapter 7 Planes, Trains /5(4). What values characterize the relationship between fathers and sons? You may wish to compare and contrast some of the father and son pairs in the epic (Odysseus and Telemachus, Laertes and Odysseus, Poseidon and Polyphemus, Nestor and Pisistratus, Eupithes and Antinous). How does Homer portray the idea of continuity between generations? 2.


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The fame of the Iliad and Odyssey inspired emulators and created a genre which remained in high favor throughout the classical epoch and was revived in the Renaissance.4/5.

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