S343A – Deathless Stories: How Ancient Myths Live On
Instructor: Cora Bresciano, MFA
Any enthusiastic reader can affirm that myths created thousands of years ago continue to reappear in literature and film today. Why do we keep writing—and reading—these ancient tales? What can they tell us about ourselves and our place in this awesome, confusing world? This series will explore various stories, novels, and films by authors who have incorporated ancient myths into their modern stories. Participants will learn how mythical elements can become timely lessons and contribute to our understanding of literature and life.