Thursday 26 June: Mythorealism in Paul Coelho’s The Alchemist

Myth Reading Group

Thursday 26 June 2014

1-2 p.m.

Room 5B.330

The Alchemist.Extracts

The Alchemist.outline

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Thursday 19th June: The Myth of the Ghoul and the Desert in Arabic culture

Myth Reading Group

Thursday 19 June 2014

1-2 p.m.

Room 5B.330

Texts:

Arabian Nights.Extracts1

Arabian Nights.Extracts2

Arabian Nights.The King’s Son

Background reading:

The Mythical Ghoul in Arabic Culture

 

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Thursday 12 June 2014: Myth and Ekphrasis in Victor Segalen’s Paintings (1916)

Myth Reading Group

Thursday 12 June 2014

1-2 p.m.

Room 5B.330

Segalen.Peintures.Extracts

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Thursday 5 June 2014: Myth in Donna Tartt’s The Secret History

Myth Reading Group

Thursday 05 June 2014

1-2 p.m.

Room 5B.330

The Secret History.Extracts.1

The Secret History.Extracts.2

 

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Thursday 29 May 2014: John Banville’s uses of myth

 

Myth Reading Group

Thursday 29 May 2014

1-2 p.m.

Room 5B.330

Banville.Athena.Extracts

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Thursday 22 May 2014: Credo Mutwa’s uses of myth in Indaba My Children

Myth Reading Group

Thursday 22 May 2014

1-2 p.m.

Room 5B.330

Indaba my Children. Extracts

Indaba my Children. Preface and Introduction

Map of African Language Types

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Doris Lessing’s Briefing for a Descent Into Hell

As a follow up to our last session, Leon Burnett has provided the following document with additional information on Doris Lessing’s Briefing for a Descent Into Hell.

Briefing for a Descent Into Hell. Additional Information

 

 

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