A Companion to Ancient Epic
Edited by John Foley
Normal Price: $336.95
Your Price: $303.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $33.69! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $15.16 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Companion to Ancient Epic by John Foley
Book Description"A Companion to Ancient Epic" presents for the first time a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Near Eastern, Greek and Roman epic. It offers a multi-disciplinary discussion of both longstanding ideas and newer perspectives. A Companion to the Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman epic traditions, this work: considers the interrelation between these different traditions; provides a balanced overview of longstanding ideas and newer perspectives in the study of epic; shows how scholarship over the last forty years has transformed the ways that we conceive of and understand the genre; and, covers recently introduced topics, such as the role of women, the history of reception, and comparison with living analogues from oral tradition. The editor and contributors are leading scholars in the field. This title includes a detailed index of poems, poets, technical terms, and important figures and events.
Buy Companion to Ancient Epic book by John Foley from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781405105248
(260mm x 188mm x 41mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Foley
View all books by John Foley
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Companion to Ancient Epic book by John Foley and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - John Foley
John Miles Foley is the Curators' and Byler Professor of Classical Studies and English at the University of Missouri. He is the founder and Director of the Center for Studies in Oral Tradition. He is the author of The Theory of Oral Composition (1988), The Singer of Tales in Performance (1995), Homer's Traditional Art (1999), and How to Read an Oral Poem (2002).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.