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EPIC HEROES, AND HEROISM
 

Keeley Library  Revised January 23, 2001
 

See also related topics:
  • Oral Tradition, Myths, Legends, Epics
  • Ancient Greece
  • Storytelling
  • Symbolism, Imagery
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT HEROISM

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.13
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.14
    Littleton, C. Scott see"Mythology" v.13   Madas, Leonard. "Mythology".v. 14

    HEROISM- BROWSING GUIDE 930'S +

    See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.
    290's    Mythology
    390's    Folklore
    930'S   Ancient History
    800'      Epics
    920's    Biography

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Courage
    Heroes
    Heroines--Drama
    Explorers
    Martyrs
    Women heroes
    Heroes--Biography
    Heroines in literature
    Heroes in literature
    Heldensage
    Epic poetry
    Fantasy fiction
    Heroes--Fiction
    Heroes--Juvenile fiction 
    Heroes--Juvenile literature
    Heroes--Greece--Mythology-- 
    Heroes in motion pictures 
    Heroes--Mythology 
    Heroes--Psychological aspects 
    Heroes--Rome
    Heroes--Rome--Drama 
    Heroes--Scandinavia--Poetry 
    Heroes--United States--Anecdotes
    Heroes--United States
    Heroes--Latin America--Biography 
    Heroes--Literary collections 
    Heroes in the Bible--Juvenile literature
    Heroes--Spain--Biography--Juvenile literature 
    Heroes--Spain--Fiction 
    Heroes--Caricatures and cartoons--Juvenile literature
    Heroes--Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland)--Fiction 
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Characters--
    Heroes in literature--Juvenile literature 
    Heroes in mass media--Dictionaries 
    Heroes in art--Juvenile literature
    Epic poetry--History and criticism. 
    Virgil Cam~oes, Luis de, 1524?-1580. Milton, John, 1608-1674. 

    VIDEORECORDINGS ABOUT HEROS

    The great age of exploration [videorecording] VIDEO  910.9024 A265 1998
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    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
    As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to  SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.
     
     

    HEROISM--SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

    The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.
    Epics for Students Ref. 809.132
    Dictionary of Literary Terms
    Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
    Ref. 803 S534
    Ref. 803 B847
    Need to lood for addtional books about the following:  REFORMERS   INVENTORS, ETC.   ANTI-HERO  ETC.

    BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

    The new novel in America : the Kafkan mode in contemporary fiction 813.5409 W423
    Reality and the heroic pattern; last plays of Ibsen, Shakespeare, and Sophocles.  809.2 G826
    From Virgil to Milton 809.13 B788
    The British:Hero-myths & legends of the British race  398.20942 E15 1986
    Macaulay's essays on Milton and Addison 820.9004 M117 1920
    Milton; a collection of critical essays 821.4 M662ZMI
    On heroes, hero-worship and heroic in history 824.8 C286ON 1904
    Heroes of civilization  920.02 C849 1969
    Kids with courage : true stories about young people making a difference 920.0083 L669 1992
    Heroic lives; Richard I: Saint Francis of Assisi: Joan of Arc: Sir Walter Raleigh: Lord Nelson: Florence Nightingale 920.02 S113
    The hero in America; a chronicle of hero-worship 973.00992 W387 1963
    On heroes and the heroic : in search of good deeds 808.80352 O58 1993
    More heroes of civilization 920.02 C849MO
    Profiles in courage.  328.730922 K35 1961
    Courage 179.6 K12 1990
    Ten who dared 910.922 W667 1977
    Vast horizons 910.9 L933
    Age of exploratio 910.09 H162 1974
    The medieval myths. PAPERBACK RACK PBK

    WEB SITES

    Classical Heroes
    The Perseus ProjectAn evolving digital library of resources for the study of theAncient world and beyond.  The Ancient Greek World
    Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
    The Classics Pages
    Bulfinch's Mythology Myths and Legends
    Nature of Heroism- Modern Heroes
    Heroism The Hero's Journey
    Heroism Project Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Heroism"
    What is a hero? Seminar on Heroism and Human Spirit

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    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001