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

This volume in the Critical Insights series addresses the theme of the hero's quest in literature through a diverse set of texts and through multiple methodologies.--Publisher description.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Schweizer, Bernard, 1962-, Segal, Robert Alan.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Ipswich, Mass. : Salem Press, ©2013.
Series:Critical insights.
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505 0 0 |t On the hero's quest /  |r Robert A. Segal --  |g Critical contexts :  |t Theories of myth /  |r Robert A. Segal ;  |t Wolfram's Parzival considered through a Kierkegaardian lens /  |r Eric Ziolkowski ;  |t Romancing the quest: quest narratives in changing contexts /  |r Jeremy M. Downes ;  |t Modernist quests: Heart of darkness and The man who died /  |r Michael Bell --  |g Critical readings :  |t Quests for immortality and identity: The epic of Gilgamesh and The odyssey /  |r Katherine C. King ;  |t Virgil's The aeneid and the ambivalence of Aeneas's heroic quest /  |r Eric Sandberg ;  |t The hero's quest in Beowulf /  |r James B. Kelley ;  |t The chivalric quest: Sir Gawain and the green knight /  |r Anthony Adams ;  |t Dante's quest and the sublimation of heroic combat in The divine comedy /  |r Matthew Bolton ;  |t The bildungsroman as quest narrative: Great expectations and Jane Eyre /  |r Victoria Williams ;  |t Varied and conflicting quests in Melville's Moby-Dick: the nine "gams" /  |r Robert C. Evans ;  |t One for all: the fantasy quest in The hobbit, The wizard of Oz, and His dark materials /  |r Stephen W. Potts ;  |t Chatwin's postmodern quest: In Patagonia /  |r Simon Cooke. 
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