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‘No roses, white nor red, Glow here’: the motif of the garden in the poetry of A. Swinburne & D. Greenwell

Myth Reading Group Thursday 17 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 4.204 We are very pleased to announce that Cristina Salcedo González (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) continues our Summer term discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on the motif of … Continue reading

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A Tour in the Forest

Myth Reading Group Thursday 03 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 4.204 We are very pleased to announce that Dr Leon Burnett, founding & former Director of the Centre for Myth Studies, opens our Summer term discussion of Trees & Forests with … Continue reading

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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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