Fajardo-Acosta, Fidel

Condemnation of Heroism in the Tragedy of Beowulf a Study in the Characterization of the Epic
1989 0-88946-110-4
An interpretation of Beowulf as a disconfirmation of the heroic type in which the author argues that the poem is the vehicle of a strong anti-militaristic, anti-heroic, pacifist wisdom that he claims is the essence of epic literature.

Influence of the Classical World on Medieval Literature, Architecture, Music, and Culture a Collection of Interdisciplinary Studies
1992 0-7734-9188-0
Essays examine the vigorous survival of classical culture, and the way it was embraced and absorbed in such a way as to create a medieval humanism in no way inferior to the culture of the Renaissance.

Serpent in the Mirror
1992 0-7734-0026-5


THE HERO'S FAILURE IN THE TRAGEDY OF ODYSSEUS:
A Revisionist Analysis
1990 0-88946-111-2
Demonstrates what the author sees as Homer's condemnation of the heroic world's values and its exaltation of the hero.