Tag Archives: Louise Glück

Call for Proposals: Afterlives

Centre for Myth Studies Myth Reading Group Call for Proposals: Afterlives The Myth Reading Group returns in the summer term with the theme of “Afterlives”. The topic can be understood both in relation to myths of the underworld and of … Continue reading

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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 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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