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Epic, Romance and the American Dream
1987 Volume II

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Preface
Introduction
1. Willa Cather’s My Antonia: “The Happiness and the Curse”
______Carol Leavitt Altieri
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2. The Odyssey and The Morte Darthur: Reading and Making Observations for Writing and Discussion
______Marie Pat Casey
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3. “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre: An American Grail”
______Casey Cassidy
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4. Science Fiction and the Future
______Lorna S. Dils
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5. Would You Like to Swing on a Vine?: The Epic Tradition and Edgar Rice Burroughs
______Anthony F. Franco
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6. Utopian Communities: European Roots, American Realities
______Peter N. Herndon
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7. Cyclic Symbolism in Sister Carrie
______ Maureen C. Howard @Text: This unit is currently not available.
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8. War Beyond Romance: The Red Badge of Courage and Other Considerations
______Gregory M. Huff
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9. A Guide to Teaching the Interpretation of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”
______Dwight H. Inge
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10. Les Misérables
______Ruth Iosue
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11. Glory Road: Epic Romance As An Allegory of 20th Century History; The World Through The Eyes Of J.R.R. Tolkien
______Elizabeth T. Lawrence
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12. The Oxcart and A Raisin in the Sun: Romanticism, Realism, or Idealism
______Cheryl Merritt
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