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Intertextual references and myths in The Handmaid’s Tale

Carla Scarano D’Antonio (University of Reading) Intertextual references and myths in The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Myth Reading Group Wednesday 29 January 2020 1.15 – 2.45 pm Room NTC.2.07 The session will analyse the myths and fairy tales present … Continue reading

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Katabasis conference – Registration open

The Descent of the Soul: Katabasis and Depth Psychology Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SX Friday 5 to Saturday 6 July 2019 Registration is now open for a conference in London: ‘The Descent of the Soul: Katabasis and … Continue reading

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Thursday 2 May: Orpheus returns

Myth Reading Group Thursday 2 May 2013 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.118 The text: Rilke, The Sonnets to Orpheus (sonnets 1, 26, 13 & 29, trans. David Cook) [link expired] And click this link for some information on The … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15 May: Denise Levertov’s Orpheus

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 15 May 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.330 The text: A Tree Telling of Orpheus

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Tuesday 1 May: Orpheus (pt 1)

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 1 May 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.330 (Note the room number: as autumn term, not spring term) The text: The Death of Orpheus (Ovid, Metamorphoses, trans. Mary Innes, 1955) [link expired]

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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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