Hero's Journey Text Set

CSE555, Summer 2009

 The Centerpiece:

Homer. (2003). The Odyssey. (George Herbert Palmer, Trans.) New York: Barnes & Noble Classics/Barnes & Noble Books. (Original text written in 8th Century B.C.E. Translation first published 1921.)




Other Canonical Works:


Huxley, Aldous. (2005). Brave New World (First Harper Perennial Modern Classics Ed.). New York: HarperCollins Publishers.









Swift, Jonathan. (2004). Gulliver’s Travels. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics/Barnes & Noble Books.





 Young Adult Works:



Collins, Suzanne. (2008). The Hunger Games. New York: Scholastic, Inc.









Kaye, M.M. (2002). The Ordinary Princess. New York: Penguin Group. (Reprint)



Levine, G.C. (1997). Ella Enchanted. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.


Paulsen, Gary. (2007). Hatchet. New York: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. (Reprint)







Rowling, J.K. (1997). Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone. New York: Scholastic, Inc.







Contemporary Films:



Coen, E., et al (Producers) & Coen, E. and Coen, J. (Directors). (2001). O Brother, Where Art Thou? United States: Touchstone.








Ernst, D.W., et al (Producers) & Dunham, Dwayne (Director). (DVD, 2000). Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey. United States: Walt Disney Video.







Lucas, G. et al (Producers) & Lucas, G. (Director). (1977). Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. United States: 20th Century Fox.