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The forests of Moscow: the political fairy tales of Russia

Myth Reading Group Thursday 22 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Sarah Armstrong continues our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on the forest in Russian fairy tales In this meeting of … Continue reading

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Re-imaginings of myth in the landscapes of Thomas Hardy’s ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’

Myth Reading Group Thursday 15 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Robert William Allen continues our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles In this meeting … Continue reading

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Forbidden Fruit

Myth Reading Group Thursday 08 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that John Driver continues our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on the Garden of Eden The Bible begins with the myth … Continue reading

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Re-imaginings of myth in the landscapes of Thomas Hardy’s ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’

Myth Reading Group Thursday 01 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Robert William Allen continues our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles This week, we … Continue reading

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Trees in Japanese Mythology: Noh Theatre, Shinto Traditions, and the Takasago Pines

Guest blog post by Amelia Starling Living in Japan, it is impossible to ignore the influence of trees. In spring, you will be invited to attend Hanami, the cherry blossom viewing festival. This is one of the biggest social events … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s ‘Snow, Glass, Apples’: Rewriting the Landscape of ‘Little Snow White’

Myth Reading Group Thursday 22 February 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Dr Linda Jo Bartholomew continues our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on Neil Gaiman’s reworking of ‘Little Snow White’   … Continue reading

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Sacred Groves

Myth Reading Group Thursday 15 February 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Jeremy Solnick continues our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on ‘Sacred Groves’ The sacred grove is deeply embedded in our … Continue reading

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