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Heroic epic and saga : an introduction to the world's great folk epics / edited by Felix J. Oinas.


Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1978] .
ISBN 9780253327383, 0253327385

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Other Authors Oinas, Felix J.
Subjects Epic literature -- History and criticism.
Epic literature.
Folk literature -- History and criticism.
Folk literature.
Heldenepos.
Littérature épique -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature populaire -- Histoire et critique.
Description viii, 373 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Homeric epics and oral poetry / Wm. F. Hansen -- Mesopotamian epic literature / Johannes M. Renger -- The Sanskrit epics / Barend A. van Nooten -- The Iranian epics / William L. Hanaway, Jr. -- Beowulf: a contextual introduction to its contents and techniques / Alain Renoir -- The Nibelungenlied as heroic epic / Stephen L. Wailes -- The Icelandic sagas / Theodore M. Andersson -- Irish saga literature / Seán Ó Coileáin -- The French chansons de geste / Gerard J. Brault -- The Spanish epic / Merle E. Simmons -- Russian byliny / Felix J. Oinas -- Serbocroatian heroic songs / Mary P. Coote -- The Balto-Finnic epics / Felix J. Oinas -- The epic tradition among Turkic peoples / Ilhan Basģöz -- The African heroic epic / Daniel P. Biebuyck.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3431907
(OCoLC)ocm03431907
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