Mythologies: A Space for Words

Alexa Marie Russell (Editor), Kate Kennedy (Editor), Amina Alyal (Editor)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

    Abstract

    Ever since Roland Barthes said that steak and chips mythologised Frenchness and that cars were the new Gothic cathedrals, the concept of myth has been peculiarly open to interpretation. The writers collected in this anthology give us timeless mythological topics like birth, death and relationships, animal-human shape-shifting, landscape and the seasons – but they do so in conjunction with very modern environments like festivals, the office and the cinema. By turns comic, tragic, celebratory or satirical, the stories and poems involve old favourites like Medusa and Persephone, and take us from the Vikings to China, via DC Comics and the Tír na NÓgh.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherIndigo Dreams Publishing
    Number of pages62
    ISBN (Print)9781910834916
    Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2018

    Publication series

    NameWordspace Anthology

    Keywords

    • myth
    • prose
    • poetry

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