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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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Tree imagery & symbolism in Herman Hesse’s Pictor’s Metamorphoses

  Myth Reading Group Thursday 08 February 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Eirini Apanomeritaki continues our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on Herman Hesse’s Pictor’s Metamorphoses The two stories selected this … Continue reading

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Rings & Ripples: A Mythic Structure of Growth in Denise Levertov’s ‘A Tree Telling of Orpheus’

Myth Reading Group Thursday 01 February 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Dr Anita Klujber continues our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session on Denise Levertov’s ‘A Tree Telling of Orpheus’ ‘When words … Continue reading

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The Dance of the Trees: the backward flight of time in The Lost Steps

Myth Reading Group Thursday 25 January 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Dr Leon Burnett, founding and former Director of the Centre for Myth Studies, opens our discussion of Trees & Forests with a session … Continue reading

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The visual language of (Hesiod’s) creation in children’s books

Myth Reading Group Thursday 14 December 3.15pm-5.00pm in Room 4.204 We are delighted to announce that Dr Katerina Volioti (University of Roehampton) will lead a discussion of the visual language of creation in children’s literature as part of her research … Continue reading

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Representations of Chaos in Xhosa Myth and Storytelling

Myth Reading Group Thursday 07 December 12.00-1.30pm in Room 3.411 We are very pleased to announce that Jeremy Solnick will lead a discussion of the use of myth & chaos in Xhosa storytelling The Xhosa, the tribe of Nelson Mandela, … Continue reading

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