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The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past, Paperback / softback Book

The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past Paperback / softback

Part of the Yale Studies in English series

Paperback / softback


This book explores why Renaissance epic poetry clung to fictions of song and oral performance in an age of growing literacy.

Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century poets, Anthony Welch argues, came to view their written art as newly distinct from the oral cul



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