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Segal, Robert A. Hero Myths
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Robert A. Segal

Hero Myths

A Reader

€ 58.25

Hero Myths: A Reader provides a selection of 25 stories about heroes from around the world.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1(38)
THE READINGS 39(178)
Sigurd (Icelandic/Norse): hero as warrior
41(5)
John Henry (American): hero of strength
46(13)
Finn (Irish/Celtic): national hero
59(9)
Duke of Wellington (English): national hero
68(17)
George Washington (American): national hero
85(9)
Robin Hood (English): class hero
94(11)
Coyote (Native American): culture hero
105(3)
Maui (Hawaiian/Polynesian): hero as trickster
108(3)
Christopher Columbus (Italian): hero as explorer
111(5)
Penthesilea (Amazonian): female hero as male
116(5)
Eve (biblical): defiant hero
121(4)
Prometheus (ancient Greek): defiant hero
125(6)
Oedipus (ancient Greek): tragic hero
131(8)
Job (biblical): tragic hero
139(7)
Joan of Arc (French): hero as saint/hero as martyr/female hero as male
146(8)
Galileo (Italian): intellectual hero
154(14)
Arjuna (Indian): reluctant hero
168(5)
Gilgamesh (Sumerian): failed hero
173(11)
Sisyphus (ancient Greek): absurd hero
184(4)
Don Quixote (Spanish): hero as madman
188(7)
Davy Crockett (American): comic hero
195(12)
Elvis Presley (American): hero as entertainer
207(10)
Index 217
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Paperback / softback
232 pagina's
340 gram
229 x 146 x 25 mm
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