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Myth and Epic

Harold Toliver
2014 Advances in Literary Study  
invocation of the muse into an appeal to the Holy Spirit.  ...  Anthrologists and literary critics tend to read even sacred ancient literature in the manner of Homer's and Virgil's epics, that is, as fiction with historical elements.  ...  Their inclusion requires their redefinition, as Milton reassesses nearly every literary tradition he touches upon in putting it in a doctrinal context.  ... 
doi:10.4236/als.2014.21005 fatcat:px25fmrgxrhz3i26ulcpyhyq7m

Tennyson's Epic Procrastination

M. Campbell
1996 English  
The last line above, where the word ‘Protracted’ itself slows down the line into the spondee on ‘put off’ which leads us into the limping iambs of bad habits ‘from day to day’, has a lethargic artfulness  ...  And the /dylls do gain some generic context if placed against the medley which is The Princess, a mixing of Romance, comedy, epic and lyric in its medieval-Victorian tale of transvestism, catalepsy and  ... 
doi:10.1093/english/45.181.44 fatcat:vyjloupyajb3zpvwb4dj576vvm

Comparative Constitutional Epics

Penelope Pether
2009 Law and Literature  
L]ooking forward as though into unmarked space upon which history will be created results in recreating history. 1 P e t h e r • C o m p a r a t i v e C o n s t i t u t i o n a l E p i c s 107  ...  Perhaps redemptive Comparative Constitutionalism, then, requires restoring our Constitutional Epics to historical contexts: texts like the literary history that is Stephen Weisenburger's Modern Medea:  ...  Consider the recent example of the massive, three-volume public version of the Report of the Events Relating to Maher Arar, produced by the Commission of Inquiry into the Actions of Canadian Officials  ... 
doi:10.1525/lal.2009.21.1.106 fatcat:p4nmshdtczekppfvr4lldoxu4e

Beowulf as Epic

Joseph Harris
2000 Oral Tradition  
Massachusetts, has been home to two translators of the Kalevala in the twentieth century, and both furnished materials, however brief, for an understanding of how they might have compared the Finnish epic  ...  Magoun's reference to "the Beowulf songs" (xviii, n. 3) in the plural, however, alludes to his belief that different folk variants on the life of the hero can still be discriminated in the epic.  ...  Function, Context and Genre A representative contemporary effort is that of the Freudian James Earl in his recent book Thinking About "Beowulf"(1994).  ... 
doaj:ccf81dac4adc4d8ba6f5a41528fd8249 fatcat:czlqwdyexfhbba7ijf4e5gdkaa

Heroic Legends and Epic

Gholam Ali Izadi
2017 Tarih Kültür ve Sanat Araştırmaları Dergisi  
Some common qualities of romance and epic are: extraordinary plot of events, fictitious story, long story, being preceded by oral narration, express the events that happened in distant past, supernatural  ...  However, the hero of epic is undefeatable. The hero of epic pursues greater goals in relation to heroic deeds.  ...  It is very true of romance and epic because the events are processed in a childish and simple way and full of unusual events.  ... 
doi:10.7596/taksad.v6i1.764 fatcat:ciyu772npvhjfl6ig7o7jeopaa

CHAPTER 7. Epithets and Epic Epiphany [chapter]

2018 Poetry in Speech  
the epic tradition, even if the mental contribution to the course of epic events is made unwittingly. 54 Achilles is here the author of the epic action. 55 The course of events leading up to this important  ...  myth (whether or not the event is covered by the fliad), rather than as some causality inherent in the epic events.  ... 
doi:10.7591/9781501722776-010 fatcat:jq3pakrmxvdgbbkv6w6dou7qia

Creating a Seto Epic

Kristin Kuutma
2004 Oral Tradition  
Bring the death robe inside, put the death cloth near my mouthwoollen coats lie in the chest, linen clothes hide under the lid, 2205 all rolled up and bundled up, wrapped into a ball.  ...  Eventually all these themes found their way into the epic Voolaine commissioned her to sing.  ... 
doi:10.1353/ort.2004.0093 fatcat:suohsxyr5ja6pk7kku63phrmry

Oral Epics in Kalahandi

Mahedra Kumar Mishra
2004 Folklore  
Oral epic is a new area of study in folkloristics.  ...  The folk songs, tales, legends, tribal myths and oral epics, proverbs, riddles, and folk performing arts are current among the different classes of people irrespective of their caste or tribe.  ...  Each ethnic group has its own epic narrative resting on their cultural context.  ... 
doi:10.7592/fejf2004.26.mishra fatcat:edz5aqous5e7re4bmhidcvklcy

Time in Greek epic [chapter]

Otta Wenskus, Christiane Reitz, Simone Finkmann
2019 Structures of Epic Poetry  
Ιη the extant epic texts 69 there is ηο trace of the ways for giving the exact date of the lunar months, not even of the division of the month into three parts of roughly ten days each, which features  ...  At any rate, Apollonius was probably unaware of the anachronism: neither he nor any of the later epic poets under discussion ever adopt the division of the day into hours, be they temporal or equinoctial  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110492590-045 fatcat:se7j52yj2ncjllaluwe34hjnea

Greek biblical epic: Nonnus' Paraphrase and Eudocia's Homerocentones [chapter]

Berenice Verhelst, Christiane Reitz, Simone Finkmann
2019 Structures of Epic Poetry  
This reverses the order of events in the Gospels and puts all emphasis on the Samaritan's sexual conduct, which in the Gospels was never 60 Cf.  ...  Line 578 already has a proleptic function without taking into account its Homeric context.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110492590-067 fatcat:xpmhfik7z5alrj2lpwir42ce2u

Thalamic Bursts and the Epic Pain Model

Carl Y. Saab, Lisa Feldman Barrett
2017 Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  
Taking the EPIC pain model into consideration, TRN receives strong input from agranular cortical areas.  ...  burst and pain, and as a putative cortical feedback mechanism mediating context-dependent pain experiences and coping behaviors.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fncom.2016.00147 pmid:28127285 pmcid:PMC5226949 fatcat:pjzachi6wzfthimt6lh2ndbyhi

Challenges in Comparative Oral Epic

John Miles Foley, Chao Gejin
2012 Oral Tradition  
Simply put, the theme is a story-byte, a tale-telling increment.  ...  To put it proverbially, Christian South Slavic epic is more the product of line-length and performance-length "words" than of typical scenes.  ... 
doi:10.1353/ort.2012.0018 fatcat:3zhmmkynarcu5ca4jrp3faq3um

Museums as Our New Epic Theatre

Mariko Izumi
2014 Poroi  
We then call that model utopia (in the programmatic sense) when it actually just reifies a coincidence of past and current events into a dogmatically determined future in which what was process becomes  ...  Such theatrical experimentation seeks to create an atmosphere of (uncomfortable) surprise effects, in which we may detect political tendencies in seemingly apolitical contexts or behaviors.  ... 
doi:10.13008/2151-2957.1200 fatcat:4n5dcoavcrhz7fiwb5gtlclrqu

An epic hero and an "epic traitor" in the Hikayat Hang Tuah

B. Parnickel
1976 Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde  
It is characteristic of these epic "collisions" that they never develop into a decisive clash. W.Ya.  ...  To conclude with an old Chinese proverb: The winners are government hosts, the losers are a gang of robbers. 43 In the epic context references of this kind can only be taken for "generaltheoretical"  ... 
doi:10.1163/22134379-90002630 fatcat:eggxwhfalre7dn3btptuigko3i

The Current State Of Preservation Of The Epic Tradition Of Epic Poetry Of South Uzbekistan

Nasim Ochilov
2020 The American Journal of Social Science and Education Innovations  
The article discusses the specificity of the art of epic poetry, the current state of preservation, the role of bakhshi in the revival of epic traditions, changes in the methods and forms of oral performance  ...  as the role of epic memory, knowledge and worldview in the preservation of modern living oral traditions, as well as the current state and fate of epic traditions in the South Uzbekistan oasis.  ...  Such processes are also observed in cases such as complicating the description of events in the direction of the epic plot (depiction based on the appearance of written literature), putting all the knowledge  ... 
doi:10.37547/tajssei/volume02issue09-06 fatcat:bame4irmlncvnjkna5q7cyuupi
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