Tag Archives: Tennyson

The Childhood of the Hero in the Acritic Tradition

Dr Leon Burnett (Essex) The Childhood of the Hero in the Acritic Tradition Myth Reading Group Wednesday 16 October 2019 1.15 – 2.45 pm Room NTC.3.06 The new term begins with the new theme of Myth and Childhood. As is … Continue reading

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Thursday 15 October: The Uses of Myth: ‘The Witch à la Mode’

The Myth Reading Group returns with a series of open sessions this term. In this opening session, Dr. Leon Burnett will introduce a discussion of the uses of myth in D. H. Lawrence’s short story, ‘The Witch à la Mode’. … Continue reading

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Thursday 22 January. Alice Oswald’s “Tithonus: 46 minutes in the life of the dawn”

Join us for a discussion of Oswald’s Tithonus. Click on the link to see our poster: P-Tithonus Myth Reading Group Thursday 22 January 2015 1-2 p.m. Room 5B.332 Please read the texts below, and listen to Oswald’s performance on Radio … Continue reading

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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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