Monthly Archives: November 2016

Thursday 1 December. Latin American mythscapes: Gabriel García Márquez’s Macondo

Myth Reading Group Thursday 1 December 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 This week Eirini Apanomeritaki continues our discussion of Mythscapes with a session on Gabriel García Márquez’s Macondo Gabriel García Márquez’s acclaimed magical realist novel One Hundred Years of Solitude ([1967], … Continue reading

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Conference report: Myth and Emotions

Complutense University, Madrid is a focal point for the study of myth. The driving force behind many of the myth-related activities there is José Manuel Losada Goya, a prolific and energetic scholar of French literature and mythology, who edits Amaltea, … Continue reading

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Thursday 24 November: The Russian Forest: the landscape of Russian fairytales with ‘Babayaga’s Daughter’

Performance Event Centre for Myth Studies University of Essex Thursday 24 November, at 12.00 in Room NTC.2.06 The Russian Forest: the landscape of Russian fairytales with ‘Babayaga’s Daughter’ Sally Pomme Clayton We are delighted to welcome storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton … Continue reading

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Thursday 10 November. Après le déluge: Post-apocalyptic archaism

Myth Reading Group Thursday 10 November 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 This week Dr Ben Pestell continues our discussion of Mythscapes with a session on post-apocalyptic archaism in J. G. Ballard’s The Drowned World In Ballard’s The Drowned World (1962), a … Continue reading

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Translating Myth book launch

We are delighted to announce a Book Launch Symposium for Translating Myth to be hosted by the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) on Wednesday 16 November, from 2 to 5 p.m. Arts … Continue reading

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Thursday 3 November: Naxos Revisited

Myth Reading Group Thursday 3 November 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 This week Dr Leon Burnett starts our discussion of Mythscapes with a session on ‘Naxos Revisited’ in relation to the story of Theseus The island of Naxos, the largest of … Continue reading

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