Beyond the Hero: Classic Stories of Men in Search of Soul
These classic stories portray that part of the male psyche that is normally buried under conventional male roles, heroic ideals, and patriarchal ambitions, breaking dramatically with traditional masculine values and typical stereotypes.
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