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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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