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Odyssey
Augustus/Rome
vocabulary building
Caribbean Epic
past-oral tradition

e-mail:
jvsickle
@brooklyn.
cuny.edu


Epos (epic) Genre

Homer as generic
frame in meter & myth:
dactylic hexameter & the
three thematic ranges on

for Achilles' Shield

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} bucolic {
} georgic {
} heroic {
[for chart, click here]


Scene from Greco-Roman Pastoral

Making
Pastoral
Myth

Course Syllabus here



To Be Read

Making Pastoral Myth
a course growing from my earlier work on the pastoral or bucolic poetry of Virgil & its tradition, , also from an earlier course on pastoral forms & transforms , & leading to my current work on Derek Walcott.

PASTORAL TRADITION:
A sampler of readings
for a lecture delivered at 
Ritsumeikan University, 

Kyoto, Japan,
June 2003

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Robert Frost's
First Book
read with
English Seminars
Jagiellonian University
(Cracow)
&
Lodz University
(Lodz)
click here
Humanities Seminar:

Mythemes of Minding:
In Search of Pastoral Tradition 

Humanities Seminar:
From Homer to Omeros by Derek Walcott
Environmental Studies: Environmental Ideologies & Their Classical Root

  
Mental Functions

metaphor & metonymy:
two functions of mind
& figures of thought

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Pastoral Epic: Exile & Return in Caribbean & Classical Epic: From Homer to Derek Walcott's Omeros
[for syllabus
click here]

Designed in Century  fonts by JBVS; started 96/01/03, revised 08/07/24.