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The humanness of heroes

Michael C. J. Putnam

The humanness of heroes

studies in the conclusion of Virgil"s Aeneid

by Michael C. J. Putnam

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Published by Amsterdam University Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin Epic poetry,
  • History and criticism,
  • Influence,
  • Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature,
  • Heroes in literature

  • About the Edition

    The primary focus of this title is the controversial ending of Vergil"s Aeneid, one of the most influential poems in the Western tradition. "The Humanness of Heroes" begins by examining Aemaeas" savage looting in the tenth part of this epic book, followed by tracing the sources andmanifestations of the emotions of the hero. The book ends with a detailed study of the end of the poem. In the epilogue, the author gives an overview of the relationship between the denouement of Virgil and aspects of Stowe"s "Uncle Tom"s Cabin" and Twain"s "Huckleberry Finn". The book reinforces the position of Virgil as one of the most original poets of our literary canon, with a profound influence on the literature of our world, from Dante to Derek Walcott and Seamus Heaney.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-173) and indexes.

    StatementMichael C.J. Putnam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6825 .P796 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25248152M
    ISBN 109089643478
    ISBN 109789089643476
    LC Control Number2012367661
    OCLC/WorldCa754711857

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