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Published: 16 November 1995

640 Pages | 3 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195085952

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How to Kill a Dragon

Aspects of Indo-European Poetics

Calvert Watkins

  • Uses the comparative method to reconstruct traditional poetic formulae of considerable complexity that stretch as far back as the original common language.
  • Reveals the antiquity and tenacity of the Indo-European poetic tradition