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Monsters, Gods, and Heroes: Approaching the…
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Monsters, Gods, and Heroes: Approaching the Epic in Literature

by Timothy B. Shutt

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I've covered most of this information in his other courses, but this is a great overview and look at the history of epics. ( )
  Jen.ODriscoll.Lemon | Jan 22, 2016 |
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From the very outset in the West, the epic has been a highly regarded literary genre. Major epics had the most profound and most enduring cultural influence. This course revisits major epics examing the stories and the characters, while considering the styles represented ad the societies in which the epics were constructed. The course examines the epic as genre and as a reflection of ancient history.… (more)

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