2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 367: World Epics

3 credits

A study of epic literature from Mesopotamia, Tibet, India, Native America, Ireland, Africa, and other cultures. The course will focus on two central questions: What constitutes an Epic? How do epic function in their respective cultures? Other areas of focus will likely include recurrent archetypal patterns and mythopoeic processes. Various theories on epic formation and the relevance of epic in contemporary life and thought will be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  or instructor’s permission.

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