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Epic Grandeur: Toward a Comparative Poetics of the Epic (SUNY Series, the Margins of Literature) [Hardcover]

Masaki Mori

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  • Hardcover: 261 pages
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press (12 Dec 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0791432017
  • ISBN-13: 978-0791432013
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 15.9 x 23.5 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,216,437 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A reexamination of the epic arguing that the literary genre survives in the 20th century as a transformed convention promoting peace rather than war-oriented themes. Mori (comparative literature, U. of Georgia) isolates the hero's attitude toward his mortality, his commitment to the community, and dual dimensions of time and space as the defining n

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