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Heroes and heroines of fiction; classical, medieval, legendary

William S. Walsh

Heroes and heroines of fiction; classical, medieval, legendary

famous characters and famous names in novels, romances, poems and dramas, classified, analyzed and criticised, with supplementary citations from the best authorities.

by William S. Walsh

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


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B. Lippincott company, [c]) (page images at HathiTrust.Hero, in literature, broadly, the main character in a literary work; the term is also used in a specialized sense for any figure celebrated in the ancient legends of a people or in such early heroic epics as Gilgamesh, the Iliad, Beowulf, or La Chanson de Roland.

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