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

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ENG 429: Heroine’s Journey

3 credits

An examination of the heroine in various world cultures including Sumerian, Babylonian, Egyptian, Celtic, Indian, Arabian, and Native American. This course will assess the applications and limitations of Joseph Campbell’s theories of the heroic quest in relation to feminine roles in mythic literature. Alternative theories and approaches by Maureen Murdock, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Jean Shinoda Bolen, and Marija Gimbutas, among others, are presented. Offered Summer odd years.

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

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