Monthly Archives: December 2011

Tuesday 13 December: Inanna’s descent to the underworld

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 13 December 2011 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.330 For the final meeting of the term Marie-Louise Mederer will usher us, with Inanna, into the underworld. The text: Diane Wolkstein and Samuel Noah Kramer: The Descent … Continue reading

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Further reading for Abraham

Elegy under the knife (David Sherman, ‘Elegy under the Knife: Geoffrey Hill and the Ethics of Sacrifice’, Twentieth-Century Literature 54.2, Summer 2008)

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Tuesday 6 December: Sacrifice in the Hindu Tradition

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 6 December 2011 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.330 Kopal Gautam will introduce this week’s topic with an extract from The Rig Veda: Extracts from The Rig Veda (10.130 The Creation of the Sacrifice; 10.190 Cosmic … Continue reading

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