Heroes and Legends by Professor Thomas A. Shippey
The Most Influential Characters of Literature (Great Courses) (Teaching Company) Course No. 2192 Audio CD

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24 Lectures 1 Frodo Baggins-A Reluctant Hero 2 Odysseus-The Trickster Hero 3 Aeneas-The Straight Arrow 4 Guinevere-A Heroine with Many Faces 5 The Wife of Bath-An Independent Woman 6 Cressida-A Love Betrayed 7 Beowulf-A Hero with Hidden Depths 8 Thor-A Very Human God 9 Robin Hood-The Outlaw Hero 10 Don Quixote-The First of the Wannabes 11 Robinson Crusoe-A Lone Survivor 12 Elizabeth Bennet-A Proper Pride 13 Natty Bumppo and Woodrow Call-Frontier Heroes 14 Uncle Tom-The Hero as Martyr 15 Huckleberry Finn-Free Spirit of America 16 Sherlock Holmes-The First Great Detective 17 Dracula-The Allure of the Monster 18 Mowgli-The Wolf Child 19 Celie-A Woman Who Wins Through 20 Winston Smith-The Hero We Never Want to Be 21 James Bond-A Dangerous Protector 22 Fairy-Tale Heroines-New-Style Princesses 23 Lisbeth Salander-Avenging Female Fury 24 Harry Potter-Whistle-Blower Hero

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Published January 1, 2014 by The Great Courses The Teaching Company.
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