VIC119H1: Myths and Legends in Modern Contexts

Hours: 
24S

This course provides an introduction to modern forms of ancient narratives, exploring the ways in which selected ancient literary sources and myths have been adapted to modern Canadian literature. Ancient narratives or ‘old stories’ are often reused, reinterpreted or reconstructed in modern narratives and given new relevance in a contemporary context. Students will encounter sources and contexts of ancient narratives. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)