Literature Review

3-4 page, Literature Review, using the below sources while answering the following Research Question, How can Greek and Roman Mythology in conjunction with modern pop culture be used as a teaching tool to provide an existential catharsis for veterans with PTSD?

Here are the sources:


Almeida, M., & Bernstein, M. (2005). Is it impossible to relieve suffering?

Philosophia,32(1-4), 313-324.

Aristotle. (2001). De Poetica (Ingram Bywater, Tr.). New York: Random House.

Auslander, P. Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture. London & New York: Routledge, 1999.

Campbell, J. (2008). The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Novato, CA: New World Library.

Grossman, D. (1996). On killing. Boston: Little, Brown.

Meineck, P. (2012). Combat Trauma and the Tragic Stage: “Restoration” by Cultural Catharsis. Intertexts 16(1), 7-24. University of Nebraska Press.

Sandercock, L. (2003). Out of the Closet: The Importance of Stories and Storytelling in Planning Practice. Planning Theory & Practice,4(1), 11-28.

Nussbaum, M. C. The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Silko, L. M. (1986). Ceremony. NY, NY: Penguin Books.

Shay, J. Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming. New York: Scribner, 2002.

Shay, J. Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character. New York: Scribner,1994. Slater, N.W.

Phelan, P. Unmarked: The Politics of Performance. London & New York: Routledge, 1993.

Vernant, J. P & Vidal-Naquet, P. Myth and tragedy in Ancient Greece. New York: Zone Books,1988.

Wiles, D. Tragedy in Athens: Performance Space and Theatrical Meaning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Wilson, J. P. (2011). The Lens of Culture: Theoretical and Conceptual Perspectives in the Assessment of Psychological Trauma and PTSD. New York: Springer.

Woodruff, P. The Ajax Dilemma: Justice, Fairness and Rewards, Oxford University Press, Oxford/New York, 2011.

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