Examines The Tombs of Atuan and Tehanu in contrast to the “journey of the hero” as defined by Campbell and Pratt, and also Jungian concepts of the Self. Notes ways in which the journey of the heroine is different from that of the hero.
Sobat, Gail Sidonie
"The Night in Her Own Country: The Heroine’s Quest for Self in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Tombs of Atuan,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 21
, Article 5.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol21/iss3/5
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021