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The changing face of the hero

Author: Rodney Standen
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill., U.S.A. : Theosophical Pub. House, 1987.
Series: Quest book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses literary works such as The Odyssey by Homer, Ulysses by James Joyce, The Odyssey : a modern sequel by Nikos Kazantzakis, War and peace by Leo Tolstoy, The Faithful Johannes, The razor's edge by W. Somerset Maugham, and Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Standen, Rodney, 1937-
Changing face of the hero.
Wheaton, Ill., U.S.A. : Theosophical Pub. House, 1987
(OCoLC)655545925
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Standen
ISBN: 0835606163 9780835606165
OCLC Number: 15083696
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.).
Description: 147 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The archetype of a hero (Homer, The odyssey, I) --
A changing face? (Homer, The Odyssey, II) --
The new heroes --
The hero in grey flannel (James Joyce, Ulysses) --
A handbook for the future (Nikos Kazantzakis, "The odyssey, a modern sequel") --
The hero in limbo --
A search for the infinite (Leo Tolstoy, War and peace) --
A fairy tale hero ("The faithful Johannes," I) --
A Christian John ("The faithful Johannes," II) --
The Jungian self (The faithful Johannes," III) --
An esoteric composite ("The faithful Johannes," IV) --
The hero goes East (Somerset Maugham, The razor's edge ; Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha) --
The ripeness of time.
Series Title: Quest book.
Responsibility: Rodney Standen.

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Discusses literary works such as The Odyssey by Homer, Ulysses by James Joyce, The Odyssey : a modern sequel by Nikos Kazantzakis, War and peace by Leo Tolstoy, The Faithful Johannes, The razor's edge by W. Somerset Maugham, and Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse.

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