Category Archives: Guest Blogging

The Void

Blog post by Dr Leon Burnett Poets of all ages have grappled with the idea of the void both as a cosmic phenomenon (or anti-phenomenon) and, in concert with modern philosophers from Søren Kierkegaard to Albert Camus, as a manifestation … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty and the Fates of Mythology

Guest blog post by Amelia Starling Sleeping Beauty is heralded as being one of the most passive fairy tale princesses. Whilst this may be true, it is also worth noting that her passivity is not of her own making. At … Continue reading

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Sally Pomme Clayton on Babayaga and the Russian Forest

On 24 November 2016, we were delighted to welcome performance storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton at the Centre for Myth Studies for an exploration of the landscape of Russian fairytales and the figure of Babayaga. Professor Roderick Main (Director of the … Continue reading

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