The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter and a...

Quote by Lascelles Abercrombie about tradition, style

The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter and a tradition of style; and that is what every other poet has behind him too; only, for the epic poet, tradition is rather narrower, rather more strictly compelling.
Quote by Lascelles Abercrombie about tradition, style.
Lascelles Abercrombie

Lascelles Abercrombie 1881-1938 British Poet

Life period: 1881-1938
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