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Author: [NONNUS] SHORROCK, R. Title: The Challenge of Epic. Allusive Engagement in the Dionysiaca of Nonnus. (Mnemosyne Supplementum, 210).
Description: Leiden, E.J. Brill, 2001. viii, 245 pp. Or. cloth w. dust-j. This book offers a literary-critical rehabilitation of Nonnus' fifth century AD epic. It argues for the centrality of allusive strategies, both intertextual and metapoetic, thus allowing a re-engagement with the challenge of reading late-antique poetry.
Price: EUR 65.00 = appr. US$ 70.65 Seller: Burgersdijk & Niermans Templum Salomonis
- Book number: 6013615