Tag Archives: Demeter

Thursday 11 February: Demeter and Persephone: A Jungian Interpretation

This week Joyce Tye will introduce a discussion of the myth of Demeter and Persephone, offering a Jungian interpretation. The underworld holds the deepest secrets and is a prime concern of the soul. For Carl G. Jung, myths provided not … Continue reading

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Thursday 21 January: Osiris: Egyptian God of the Afterlife

The Myth Reading Group returns this term with the theme of “Afterlives”. Our opening session, introduced by Dr. Leon Burnett, will be on Osiris. In his lifetime, according to myth, Osiris was responsible for introducing civilization and agriculture to Egypt … Continue reading

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Afterlives: Call for Proposals

The Myth Reading Group returns this term with the theme of “Afterlives”, understood both in relation to myths of the underworld and of crossings between realms, and as the afterlives of myths and texts from ancient times to the present. … Continue reading

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Thursday 13 March: Demeter and Persephone

Myth Reading Group Thursday 13 March 2014 1 – 2 p.m. Room 5N.7.23 The poems [links expired]: Rita Dove – Three poems from Mother Love (The Narcissus Flower, Wiederkehr, VII) Louise Glück – A Myth of Devotion from Averno Rachel … Continue reading

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Tuesday 17 January: Persephone – Extraordinary Renditions: To Hell and Back

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 17 January 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5B.330 — NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM We have three principal texts for this week… 01 Introduction by Leon Burnett (to be read first) 02 Mandel’shtam’s Persephone Poems (‘I … Continue reading

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