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Myth and Magical Realism in the work of Ben Okri and Zakes Mda

Myth Reading Group Thursday 25 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 5B.330 We are very pleased to announce that Jeremy Solnick will continue our discussion of Myth & Magic with a session on myth and magical realism in the work of Ben … Continue reading

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Out of Nature: Myth and Magic in the Early Modern Period

Myth Reading Group Thursday 18 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 5B.330 We are very pleased to announce that Dr Leon Burnett, founding director of the Centre for Myth Studies, will lead a discussion of myth and magic in the early modern … Continue reading

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Round Table Discussion: Myth & Magic

Myth Reading Group Round Table Thursday 11 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 5A.118 We are very pleased to announce that our next session will be a round table discussion on the intersection between myth and magic. As a way of starting … Continue reading

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‘Route 110’: Heaney’s quotidian katabasis (Part II)

Myth Reading Group Thursday 4 May 12.00-1.30pm in Room 5A.118 We are very pleased to announce that Professor Roderick Main, director of the Centre for Myth Studies, will do a follow-up session of “‘Route 110’: Heaney’s quotidian katabasis”. In this … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: Myth and Magic

Centre for Myth Studies Myth Reading Group Call for Proposals: Myth and Magic We took the bowls she handed (magic hands!) […] and then the demon goddess lightly laid her wand upon our hair —Ovid, Metamorphoses, “The island of Circe”, … Continue reading

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‘Route 110’: Heaney’s quotidian katabasis

Myth Reading Group Thursday 23 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 We are very pleased to announce that Professor Roderick Main, director of the Centre for Myth Studies, concludes our discussion of mythical journeys this term with a session on katabasis … Continue reading

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Journeying from One Life to the Next

Myth Reading Group Thursday 16 March 12.00-1.30pm in Room NTC.2.06 We are very pleased to announce that Fliss Rich will continue our discussion of mythical journeys with a session on reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhist writing, art, and practice In the … Continue reading

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