Middlebury

HARC0352A-S21

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

The Good, Bad, and Ugly: Gods, Goddesses, and Demons in Indian Art
Indian mythology and epic literature abounds with stories of conflicts between the forces of good and evil. There are multiple forms of Hindu gods and goddesses who battle an array of evil and colorful demonic foes, and each cosmic battle embodies a profound philosophical lesson about relative values and complex moral choices. We will explore the meanings and myriad creative expressions of this rich terrain through a lively variety of artistic depictions—in mythological literature, painting, sculpture, drama, dance, television, film, graphic novels, and contemporary arts. 3 hrs. sem.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
22740
Subject Code:
HARC
Course Number:
0352
Section Identifier:
A

Course

HARC 0352

All Sections in Spring 2021

Spring 2021

HARC0352A-S21 Seminar (Packert)