Monthly Archives: May 2016

Myths of the Afterlife in E. Fakinou’s The Seventh Garment

Myth Reading Group Thursday 2 June 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.318 This week Eirini Apanomeritaki introduces a discussion of myths of the afterlife in E. Fakinou’s The Seventh Garment. Often seen as a retelling of key events of Modern Greek history … Continue reading

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Thursday 19 May: The Engaged Afterlife of Lilith

Myth Reading Group Thursday 19 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.318 This week Jeremy Solnick introduces a discussion of the afterlife of Lilith. In Jewish mythology Lilith is Adam’s wayward first wife, an independent spirit who refused to play second fiddle … Continue reading

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Thursday 12 May: Revival in and of Myth in Wilson Harris’s The Age of the Rainmakers

This week Dr Ben Pestell introduces a discussion of the way myth is used and adapted in Wilson Harris’s work. ‘The Age of Kaie’, the first of four short stories in The Age of the Rainmakers, focuses on a Macusi … Continue reading

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