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Studies in Epic Poetry
CHUM 276
Spring 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: ENGL 276

A study of intertextuality, the relations between literary texts, focusing on the epic tradition from Homer to Milton. We will examine the kinds of meaning created when one poet borrows, adapts, revises, alludes to, or imitates a precursor's work in the same genre. We will also question the relation between allusion and influence.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ENGL201
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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