HIST 109 - THE HERO AND HIS COMPANION
Long Title: THE HERO AND HIS COMPANION FROM GILGAMESH TO SHERLOCK HOLMES (AND BEYOND)
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: How does presentation of heroic action illustrate the basic values of society? Historical sources including ancient texts, modern mystery stories, and two "western" movies, show the development of a style of community service linking heroism with alienation. The extent to which women participate will be traced.