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‘Avianthropy’ and the sung ballad in “The Earl of Mar’s Daughter”

Dr Adrian May (Department of LiFTS) ‘Avianthropy’ and the sung ballad in “The Earl of Mar’s Daughter” Myth Reading Group Wednesday 28 November 2018 5.00 – 6.30 pm Room NTC.2.05 The Earl of Mar’s Daughter (Child 270) is a forty-one … Continue reading

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Thursday 27 February: Georg Trakl

Myth Reading Group Thursday 27 February 2014 1 – 2 p.m. Room 5N.7.23 The poem: Georg Trakl (1887-1914), ‘Helian’ (trans. Alexander Stillmark) [link expired] And, as a bonus treat, a sympathetic musical setting of Trakl’s poem Verfall [Decay] by the … Continue reading

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Thursday 28 February: Scriabin – Music as Myth

Myth Reading Group Thursday 28 February 2013 5 – 6 p.m. Music Room B (NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM) The texts (1 & 4 from Bowers, Scriabin, 2nd edition, 1996, 2 & 3 from Taruskin, History of Western Music Vol.4, Oxford 2010): … Continue reading

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Thursday 14 February: Aphrodite and Arodaphnousa in Cyprus

Myth Reading Group Thursday 14 February 2013 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.118 The text comprises two excerpts from Costas Montis and Andreas Christophides, Anthology of Cypriot Poetry, trans. Amy Mims. The first is a short extract from the ancient … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15 November: Isaac versus Iphigeneia

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 15 November 2011 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.330 Two texts: Genesis 22.1-19 (Authorized King James Version) Aeschylus, Agamemnon 104-257, trans. MacNeice (Faber, 1936) [link expired] … and end on a song:

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