Monsters, Gods and Heroes Timothy B. Shutt

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Monsters, Gods and Heroes  by  Timothy B. Shutt

Monsters, Gods and Heroes by Timothy B. Shutt
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PORTABLE PROFESSORTM is a series of exciting and informative lectures recorded by some of todays most renowned university and college professors. Each course introduces listeners to fascinating, and sometimes startling, insights into theMorePORTABLE PROFESSORTMis a series of exciting and informative lectures recorded by some of todays most renowned university and college professors. Each course introduces listeners to fascinating, and sometimes startling, insights into the intellectual forces that shape our understanding of the world. Each package includes 14 riveting lectures presented by notable professors as well as a book-length course guide.The epic is one of the foundations of Western literature.

These sweeping tales of bitter trial and fantastic adventure have given the world its most celebrated heroes and most reviled villains, and the great epic themes�love, death, and the interplay between the human and the divine�are universal. In this lively and engrossing course, Professor Timothy B.

Shutt takes us on a tour of some of the greatest examples of the form, illustrating why they remain as compelling today as in centuries past.COURSE LECTURESThe EpicHomer and the IliadHomer and the Iliad (Continued)Homer and the OdysseyThe AeneidThe Aeneid (Continued)BeowulfDante and The Divine ComedyThe Divine Comedy: InfernoThe Divine Comedy: PurgatorioThe Divine Comedy: ParadisoThe Renaissance Epic and The Faerie Queene: Book IParadise LostParadise Lost and LaterTimothy B.

Shutt is a graduate of Yale, and earned his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia, where he specialized in medieval literature and the history of ideas. Shutt, who is also teaches the Portable Professor course Foundations of Western Thought: Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans, joined Kenyon College in 1986. He has since been lecturing to packed houses and is honored frequently for his teaching skills.



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