Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past

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Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past
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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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9780300178869
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Paperback
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November 27, 2012