After a discussion of the gradual emergence of the ottava rima as the exclusive form of the epic
genre, Everson turns her attention to Pulci, Boiardo, and Cieco da Ferrara, who began their work when humanist culture had been the prevailing culture in Italy for more than fifty years.
1) a national epic
past - in Goethe's and Schiller's terminology the "absolute past" - serves as the subject for the epic
; (2) national tradition (not personal experience and the free thought that grows out of it) serves as the source for the epic
; (3) an absolute epic
distance separates the epic
world from contemporary reality, that is, from the time in which the singer (the author and his audience) lives.
We are often uncomfortable with poetry and seem to be embarrassed in the face of the passion and complexity of epic
unless it is very ancient and can claim to be one of the "great books.
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Cook provides a number of interesting insights into the texts he analyzes (including a complex but intriguing argument linking Eve to intuitive and Adam to discursive reason) and a strong argument for the progressive decentering in time and space of the epics
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For Bellamy, epic
subjecthood is a result of repression, the mechanism that subordinates libidinal desires to an epic
goal associated with both dynastic celebration and the national aims of the genre.
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writers, starting with Vergil, gave thematic significance to digression itself, as the crucial episode of Dido showed.
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