Demonstrates how Jim Henson’s film Labyrinth traces its ancestry to the dream vision genre exemplified by such medieval works as “Pearl” and The Divine Comedy, showing how the dream vision parallels and guides main character Sarah’s growth toward emotional maturity. Also addresses the way Sarah deals with the prospect of sexual maturity, rejecting a too-early adulthood.
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Online Winter Seminar
February 4-5, 2022 (Friday evening, Saturday all day)
Mythcon 52: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico; July 29 - August 1, 2022