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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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