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Brill's Companion to Prequels, Sequels, and Retellings of Classical Epic - (Hardcover)

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Classicists and scholars of literature during later periods explore the variety of ways that heroic epic narratives--mostly Homer of course, but others as well--have been continued in the Greco-Roman and Western classical traditions through prequels, sequels, and retellings down to the present age. Their topics include Triphiodorus' The Sack of Troy, and Colluthus' The ****** of Helen: a sequel and a prequel from Late Antiquity, Robert Henryson's Testament of Cresseid: transtextual tragedy, squaring the epic cycle: Ovid's rewriting of the epic tradition in the Metamorphosis, ending the Argonautica: Giovanni Battista Pio's Argonautica-supplement (1519), and Virgil mentor: Ursula Le Guin's Lavinia. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 397
Genre: Literary Criticism
Series Title: Brill's Companions to Classical Reception
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: April 19, 2018
TCIN: 53803960
UPC: 9789004249356
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-7488
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