Comparative Literature 1A - Heroes (Heroic Men)
University of Glasgow
Area of Study
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7.5
Hours & Credits
This course analyses works representing different types of hero: classical, tragic, popular, traditional, comic, anti-heroes and others. It explores the notion of heroism, its absence in our lives and our longing for it as this finds expression in various historical contexts and cultures.
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