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Kings and Captains : Variations on a Heroic Theme

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Kings and Captains : Variations on a Heroic Theme
Title
Kings and Captains
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Variations on a Heroic Theme
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Language
eng
Summary
Charles Moorman reexamines several major works of the western heroic tradition: The Iliad, The Odyssey, Beowulf, The Song of Roland, The Nibelungenlied, the Norse sagas, and the Arthurian cycle. Disregarding the usual limited definitions which have controlled the study of heroic literature, he draws together these disparate works by proposing a theme common to them all: the opposition of two major figures whom he names king and captain. The figure of the king arises from the community with its need for responsible government, while the captain, derived from myth, is a highly individualistic, i
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Kings and Captains : Variations on a Heroic Theme
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Kings and Captains : Variations on a Heroic Theme
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130j20j
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter One: The Iliad; Chapter Two: The Odyssey; Chapter Three: Beowulf; Chapter Four: The Song of Roland; Chapter Five: The Nibelungenlied; Chapter Six: The Icelandic Sagas; Chapter Seven: The Arthur Legend; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
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1 online resource (208 pages)
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online
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9780813163772
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rdamedia
Media type code
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