Thursday 22 January. Alice Oswald’s “Tithonus: 46 minutes in the life of the dawn”

Join us for a discussion of Oswald’s Tithonus. Click on the link to see our poster: P-Tithonus

Myth Reading Group

Thursday 22 January 2015

1-2 p.m.

Room 5B.332

Please read the texts below, and listen to Oswald’s performance on Radio 4 which was broadcast in ‘The Echo Chamber’  on the 21st December 2014: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04vd6mj

Alice Oswald.Tithonus.Extracts

Tithonus in Robert Graves’ The Greek Myths

Tithonus.The Iliad.trans. by Lattimore

Additional reading and references:

Tithonus.References

Tithonus by Alfred Lord Tennyson

 http://thestoneandthestar.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/alice-oswald-performs-tithonus-as-soon.html (a review of Alice Oswald’s performance of Tithonus)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10833515/Alice-Oswald-how-to-read-Homer.html (Alice Oswald on how to read Homer)

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