Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 November 2018

672 Pages | 40 black-and-white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198804215

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Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Fiona Macintosh, Justine McConnell, Stephen Harrison, and Claire Kenward

  • Presents the first systematic account of epic on the modern stage
  • Offers an unprecedented breadth of analysis in comparative studies ranging across time, place, genre, and languages
  • Combines studies of ancient and modern epic and its reception, providing important new perspectives on both
  • Draws on the expertise of contributors across a wide range of subject areas - from classical studies and modern languages, to music, theatre, and performance studies - in a truly interdisciplinary approach