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Sophia Centre Conference in Bath

Readers may be interested in the following call for papers. The Annual Sophia Centre Conference  will be held on 1-2 July 2017 at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath– The Talking Sky: Myths and Meaning in the Celestial … Continue reading

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Harrison’s Oresteia

For the benefit of students taking the MA Translating Myth, but also for everyone’s pleasure, here is the television recording of Tony Harrison’s Oresteia, directed by Peter Hall for the National Theatre in 1981, with music by Harrison Birtwistle. You … Continue reading

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Summer reading?

Madeline Miller won the Orange Prize for Fiction this week for her novel The Song of Achilles. If nothing else it proves the enduring popularity of ancient myth. The Iliad in particular is especially popular right now: see also the … Continue reading

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