The first epics were popular about the end of the eleventh century.
The French and the Teutonic epics are at opposite extremes of style.
The French epics are addressed to the largest conceivable audience.
The fault, however, lies with the translators rather than with the epics.
It appears as stories, in narrative poems or epics, and in novels.
There is more real poetry in the brain of these dear loves than in twenty epics.
Gurnemanz combines the persons and acts of the Gurnemanz and Trevrezent of the epics.
References are made in the Epics to their combats with human beings.
Nor is it clear that my epics, to be perfect, would need to be quite endless.
The unity of the Epics is not so important a topic as the methods of criticism.