Monthly Archives: June 2015

Thursday 18 June: Werewolves and the Uncanny in Angela Carter’s Short Stories

This week Eirini Apanomeritaki introduces a discussion of werewolves and the uncanny in two stories by Angela Carter: “The Werewolf” and “The Company of Wolves” from The Bloody Chambers and Other Stories, 1979 (in Burning Your Boats: The Collected Short … Continue reading

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Thursday 11 June: “The Father Costume”: A Dystopian Odyssey?

This week we continue our exploration of myth and emotion with a session introduced by Petra McQueen on Ben Marcus’s short story, “The Father Costume” (Leaving the Sea, London: Granta Books, 2014, pp. 179-194), in which a father and son … Continue reading

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Thursday 4 June: Myth, ecstasy, and objective cognition: the mystical visions of C. G. Jung

This week Prof. Roderick Main introduces a discussion of “Myth, ecstasy, and objective cognition: the mystical visions of C. G. Jung”. In this session, we shall look at the mystical visions C. G. Jung describes in Chapter X of Memories, … Continue reading

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