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The Resource The hero's quest, editors, Bernard Schweizer, Robert Segal

The hero's quest, editors, Bernard Schweizer, Robert Segal

Label
The hero's quest
Title
The hero's quest
Statement of responsibility
editors, Bernard Schweizer, Robert Segal
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides readers with a series of essays that address the theme of the hero's quest in literature through a diverse set of texts and through multiple methodologies. The essays survey the critical conversation regarding the theme, explore its cultural and historical contexts, and offer close and comparative readings of key texts containing the theme
Member of
Cataloging source
BUF
Dewey number
809/.93352
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.5.H45
LC item number
H53 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schweizer, Bernard
  • Segal, Robert Alan
Series statement
Critical insights
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  • Heroes in literature
  • Quests (Expeditions) in literature
  • Epic literature
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Epic literature
  • Heroes in literature
  • Quests (Expeditions) in literature
Label
The hero's quest, editors, Bernard Schweizer, Robert Segal
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Modernist quests: Heart of darkness and The man who died
  • Michael Bell -- Critical readings.
  • Quests for immortality and identity: The epic of Gilgamesh and The odyssey
  • Katherine C. King
  • Virgil's The aeneid and the ambivalence of Aeneas's heroic quest
  • Eric Sandberg
  • The hero's quest in Beowulf
  • James B. Kelley
  • The chivalric quest: Sir Gawain and the green knight
  • Anthony Adams
  • On the hero's quest
  • Dante's quest and the sublimation of heroic combat in The divine comedy
  • Matthew Bolton
  • The bildungsroman as quest narrative: Great expectations and Jane Eyre
  • Victoria Williams
  • Varied and conflicting quests in Melville's Moby-Dick: the nine "gams"
  • Robert C. Evans
  • One for all: the fantasy quest in The hobbit, The wizard of Oz, and His dark materials
  • Stephen W. Potts
  • Chatwin's postmodern quest: In Patagonia
  • Simon Cooke -- Resources.
  • Robert A. Segal -- Critical contexts.
  • Additional works on the hero's quest
  • Bibliography
  • Theories of myth
  • Robert A. Segal
  • Wolfram's Parzival considered through a Kierkegaardian lens
  • Eric Ziolkowski
  • Romancing the quest: quest narratives in changing contexts
  • Jeremy M. Downes
Control code
816567953
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 280 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429837859
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
409f6e3d-426d-4fa0-905e-1e6f57aab6c0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)816567953
Label
The hero's quest, editors, Bernard Schweizer, Robert Segal
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Modernist quests: Heart of darkness and The man who died
  • Michael Bell -- Critical readings.
  • Quests for immortality and identity: The epic of Gilgamesh and The odyssey
  • Katherine C. King
  • Virgil's The aeneid and the ambivalence of Aeneas's heroic quest
  • Eric Sandberg
  • The hero's quest in Beowulf
  • James B. Kelley
  • The chivalric quest: Sir Gawain and the green knight
  • Anthony Adams
  • On the hero's quest
  • Dante's quest and the sublimation of heroic combat in The divine comedy
  • Matthew Bolton
  • The bildungsroman as quest narrative: Great expectations and Jane Eyre
  • Victoria Williams
  • Varied and conflicting quests in Melville's Moby-Dick: the nine "gams"
  • Robert C. Evans
  • One for all: the fantasy quest in The hobbit, The wizard of Oz, and His dark materials
  • Stephen W. Potts
  • Chatwin's postmodern quest: In Patagonia
  • Simon Cooke -- Resources.
  • Robert A. Segal -- Critical contexts.
  • Additional works on the hero's quest
  • Bibliography
  • Theories of myth
  • Robert A. Segal
  • Wolfram's Parzival considered through a Kierkegaardian lens
  • Eric Ziolkowski
  • Romancing the quest: quest narratives in changing contexts
  • Jeremy M. Downes
Control code
816567953
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 280 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429837859
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
409f6e3d-426d-4fa0-905e-1e6f57aab6c0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)816567953

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