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The following are introductions and background to texts I teach regularly in [[:Category:ENGL 2111|ENGL 2111]] and [[:Category:ENGL 2112|ENGL 2112]]. Many links within the essays go to Wikipedia.
  
 
==Epic==
 
==Epic==

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John William Waterhouse, Ulysses and the Sirens (1891)

The following are introductions and background to texts I teach regularly in ENGL 2111 and ENGL 2112. Many links within the essays go to Wikipedia.

Epic

First, begin by familiarizing yourself with Epic Poetry, “On the Primary and Secondary Epics,” and “The Heroic Ideal.”

Gilgamesh

Homer

Iliad

Odyssey

Virgil

Ovid

Tragedy

See the Tragedy Overview” and “Some Views on Tragedy.”

Sophocles

Euripides