Medieval epics

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Modern Library, 1963 - Literary Collections - 590 pages
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Presents the major epics of four medieval cultures

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Review: Medieval Epics: Beowulf/The Song of Roland/The Nibelungenlied/The Cid

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I haven't actually read this book yet, but I'm planning to, looks interesting :). Basically I'm completing a 5000 essay comparing medieval literature to more modern novels (something similar to The ... Read full review


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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and essayist W. S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927. Merwin has won numerous prizes, including the Tanning Prize, the Bollingen Prize and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. He is the author of fifteen books of poetry, numerous plays, nearly twenty books of translation and four books of prose. Merwin was named the 17th Library of Congress Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry.

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