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The Heroic Quest by Joseph Hughes

The Heroic Quest

by Joseph Hughes

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In this award-winning course, lively Professor Joseph Hughes explores one of the oldest plots in the world: the Hero’s descent into the underworld. As Hughes reveals, everyone from Gilgamesh, to Odysseus, to the heroes in modern day novels have been put through some version of “Hell” in order to confront either real or metaphorical demons and come out the better for it. This “Katabasis” (or “Descent”) is a durable story-form that has shown up in the literature of many different cultures, and in the course, Hughes will use several literary examples as jumping off points to discover how readers can apply this concept to lead richer, more fulfilling lives.


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