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Author Standen, Rodney, 1937-

Title The changing face of the hero / Rodney Standen.

Publication Info. Wheaton, Ill., U.S.A. : Theosophical Pub. House, 1987.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Elizabeth Twp PL Adult Non-Fiction - ELLY-13  A 809 Sta    AVAILABLE
 Genoa PL Stacks - GELY-11  NF 809.933 STA    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 147 pages ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Quest book
Note Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.).
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 145-147.
Contents The archetype of a hero (Homer, The odyssey, I) -- A changing face? (Homer, The Odyssey, II) -- The new heroes -- The hero in grey flannel (James Joyce, Ulysses) -- A handbook for the future (Nikos Kazantzakis, "The odyssey, a modern sequel") -- The hero in limbo -- A search for the infinite (Leo Tolstoy, War and peace) -- A fairy tale hero ("The faithful Johannes," I) -- A Christian John ("The faithful Johannes," II) -- The Jungian self (The faithful Johannes," III) -- An esoteric composite ("The faithful Johannes," IV) -- The hero goes East (Somerset Maugham, The razor's edge ; Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha) -- The ripeness of time.
Subject Heroes in literature.
Self-realization in literature.
Archetype (Psychology)
Indexed Term Literature Characters: Heroes
ISBN 0835606163 paperback $6.95

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