Tag: epic

Epic at the End of Empire

2011-12-07

In The American Epic Novel, Gilbert Adair presents a “State-of-the-Empire address” that interrogates the epical form in a time where authors no longer talk of writing “The Great American Novel.” As Joseph Tabbi finds, such an exploration goes beyond expanding the canon and presents “a new, compelling context for ‘the literary’ itself.”

a Joseph McElroy festschrift

2004-09-26

Andrew Walser introduces a gathering of essays on and by the novelist Joseph McElroy.

Epic Ecologies (II)

1999-01-15

Franco Moretti responds to the review of his Modern Epic by Marjorie Perloff.