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The Wandering Giant in Literature: From Polyphemus to Papageno

D.D.R. Owen

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ISBN 10: 1862321272 / ISBN 13: 9781862321274
Verlag: Tuckwell Press, East Linton, 2003
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vi + 153pp. Examination of a single figure demonstrating continuity in Greek, Celtic and European literature. Very slight rubbing to back cover, otherwise as new. Size: 8vo. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000926

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Titel: The Wandering Giant in Literature: From ...

Verlag: Tuckwell Press, East Linton

Erscheinungsdatum: 2003

Einband: Paperback

Zustand:Fine

Auflage: First Edition.

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From Polyphemus to Papageno, a single figure demonstrates continuity in Greek, Celtic and European literature. The Wandering Giant illustrates a fundamental literary (and pre-literary) process whereby fictional material is passed down and adapted over the centuries. It offers original insights into major authors and works (including Chretien de Troyes, the "Roman de la Rose", "Fergus, Aucassin et Nicolette" and Voltaire in French and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" in English, not to mention "The Magic Flute") as well as adding a footnote to French history; and in doing so it demonstrates some of the links between Classical, Celtic and later European literatures.

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D.D.R.Owen is Professor Emeritus of French at the University of St Andrews

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