[Epub] ↠ The Nephiad: An epic poem in twelve books Author Michael R. Collings – Pcusati.info

[Epub] ↠ The Nephiad: An epic poem in twelve books Author Michael R. Collings – Pcusati.info Constructed Around A Key Episode In The Book Of Mormon, The Nephiad Blends The Rigidly Defined Structures And Grand Style Of The Renaissance Epic Poem With Modern Day Scripture To Re Create A Genre That Is At Once Uplifting And Compelling Gideon Burton Calls It A Unique Contribution To Mormon Literature.


9 thoughts on “The Nephiad: An epic poem in twelve books

  1. Gerrit Gerrit says:

    Collings does a number of things with the epic genre He uses framed tales He contemporizes e.g., references to Beowulf, Lord of the Rings, etc He uses blank verse He includes heroic epithets to maintain the meter and to characterize He alludes regularly to both the classical and Christian myths.Some things he doesn t do He does not begin in medi


  2. Wm Wm says:

    This is a title to appeal to a very, very small audience an epic poem, written in Miltonic style, about Nephi s quest to obtain the Brass Plates I admit that my eyes did glaze over in parts it s best read in brief 5 6 page chunks , but I very much enjoyed the mix of classical and biblical allusions with archaic words and usages and multiple even multitudi


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