The poetry of praise /
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The poetry of praise /

One of the chief functions of poetry in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance was to praise gods, people and things. Heroes and kings were glorified in many varieties of praise, and the arts of encomium and panegyric were codified by classical rhetoricians and later by writers on poetry. J....

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Main Author: Burrow, J. A. (John Anthony)
Corporate Author: PALCI EBSCO books
Format: Online Book
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series:Cambridge studies in medieval literature ; 69.
Access:Online version
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