Monthly Archives: March 2015

Thursday 19 March: The San-Bushmen of the Kalahari in Laurens van der Post’s “Heart of the Hunter”

This week Fliss Rich introduces a discussion of the myths of the San-Bushmen of the Kalahari, and of van der Post’s exploration of their tales and lifestyle in his travel book Heart of the Hunter (1961). Click the link to … Continue reading

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Thursday 12 March: Re-interpreting Narcissus: John Cheever’s “The Swimmer”

This week Petra McQueen introduces a discussion of the myth of Narcissus as re-interpreted in John Cheever’s short story “The Swimmer”. Click the link to see our poster: P-Narcissus Myth Reading Group Thursday 12 March 2015 1-2 p.m. Room 5B.332 … Continue reading

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Thursday 5 March: The Minotaur in Twentieth Century Art and Literature

This week Eirini Apanomeritaki introduces a discussion of the myth of the Minotaur and the labyrinth in twentieth-century art and literature. Click the link to see our poster: P-The Minotaur Myth Reading Group Thursday 5 March 2015 1-2 p.m. Room … Continue reading

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