Units of Study
EUST2611 - European & Middle Eastern Myth & Legend
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Andrea Mary Louise Williams
This unit introduces some major myths and legends that constitute the foundations of Western European and Middle Eastern cultures. We consider how legends such as the Grail have evolved cross-culturally from the earliest times to the present day, with recent manifestations like the Da Vinci Code. We also examine the transformation of mythical archetypes such as the Quest (seen also in the voyages of Odysseus and Sindbad) and binary pairs (for instance in Ancient Greek and Arabic myth).
2x2000wd essays (66%) and 1x1000wd presentation (34%)
1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week and 1x1-hr online/week
At least 18 junior credit points from Table A in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Handbook of which 12 credit points are from one subject area
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