Monthly Archives: February 2015

Thursday 19 February: The Spirit Mercurius

This week Prof. Roderick Main introduces a discussion of “The Spirit Mercurius”, a Jungian reading of the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tale “The Spirit in the Bottle”. Click the link to see our poster: P-The Spirit Mercurius Myth Reading Group Thursday … Continue reading

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Thursday 12 February: Transforming Hawaii

This week Brittany Kuhn introduces a discussion of Hawaiian myth and legends in relation to the story of Queen Kapiolani and her defiance of the volcano goddess Pele. Click the link to see our poster: P-Pele Myth Reading Group Thursday … Continue reading

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Thursday 5 February: “‘The here and now’: storytelling and the “nothing landscape”

This week Dr Pietra Palazzolo introduces a discussion of the use of myth and metamorphosis in Graham Swift’s Waterland: “The here and now’: storytelling and the ‘nothing landscape’”. Click the link to see our poster: P-Waterland Myth Reading Group Thursday … Continue reading

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