Tag Archives: Homeric Hymn

Thursday 10 March: Narrating Persephone’s ‘Afterlife’

In this session, Brittany Kuhn introduces a discussion of the reception of the figure of Persephone in contemporary poetry. The myth of Demeter and Persephone has been widely studied and ‘translated’ across cultures and periods. Yet, we learn very little … Continue reading

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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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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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