Iam asked in Arts & HumanitiesPoetry · 1 month ago

Are there any modern examples of epic poetry?

Like Iliad and Beowulf or the Norse Sagas? Are there modern examples of epic poetry in the Indo-European style? Something that is written to be listened to while it is recited instead of reading it yourself?

Update:

@ Sir Caustic, by Indo-European style I mean this:

"...Sumerian poems derived their rhythm solely through constant repetition, with subtle variations between lines. Indo-European epic poetry, by contrast, usually places strong emphasis on the importance of line consistency and poetic meter."

From wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epic_poetry

Update 2:

@ Sir Caustic 

I just have, that was very helpful of you.

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