Readings in Mythology

As we approach reading Ovid's Metamorphoses for Brilliant Minds this Fall, here are links to some background reading on Greek mythology:

Roberto Calasso, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony
https://amzn.to/2PEg7Dx

Jean-Pierre Vernant, The Universe, Gods, and Men 
https://amzn.to/3fJY5dG

Timothy Gantz, Early Greek Myth (2 volumes)
https://amzn.to/2XJAFPr
https://amzn.to/31CUqJI

Robert Graves, The Greek Myths
https://amzn.to/2PzSj3U

Edith Hamilton, Mythology
https://amzn.to/2XEwUuP

Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne (Artsy)
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-berninis-apollo-daphne-unnerving-depiction-unwanted-desire

Picasso Prints, "Myths, Minotaurs, and Muses" (Philadelphia Museum of Art)
https://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/806.html


Sunday Q&A - 7/26 - Recording & Links

Here is the audio as well as links to referenced articles and video:

Audio: Sunday Q&A 20200726 audio

Bernadine Evaristo video at: https://literacytrust.org.uk

Maureen Corrigan review at NPR:

Waterstones interview:

New York Times: Looking at Epic Poetry

Aeon: Nostalgia reimagined

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Books

LA Times: Elena Ferrante interview

NY Times on Zadie Smith: Intimations


More on An American Sunrise

Here are a few additional select links and resources for Joy Harjo's An American Sunrise:

Review at NPR
https://www.npr.org/2019/08/14/750502736/in-an-american-sunrise-joy-harjo-speaks-with-a-timeless-compassion

Review at New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/13/books/review/an-american-sunrise-poems-joy-harjo.html

Overview and Introduction at the NEA
https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read/an-american-sunrise

Stomp Dance at Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stomp_dance

Mound Builders at Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mound_Builders

Muscogee language lesson


Sunday Q&A - 7/19 - recording with links

Audio

https://www.dropbox.com/s/03vu4mauth4773d/Sunday%20Q%26A%2020200719%20audio_only.m4a?dl=0

NYTimes Article

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/11/us/muscogee-creek-nation-oklahoma.html?searchResultPosition=1

NYTimes Opinion

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/14/opinion/mcgirt-oklahoma-muscogee-creek-nation.html

SCOTUS

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/18-9526_9okb.pdf

1866 Treaty

https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/u-s-treaty-creek-nation-1866/

Louis Erdrich, The Round House

https://amzn.to/39aRzLz

Jane Alison on Narrative

https://amzn.to/32A4aqo


Sunday Q&A - 7/12 - and resources for Flights

Sunday Q&A - 7/12/2020 audio

 

Poems referenced:

Ithaka, Cavafy

Ulysses, Tennyson

Canto 26, Inferno, Dante

 

Olga Tokarczuk video/interviews:

 

https://youtu.be/efyBd1JPk1g

https://youtu.be/NtRu30jwZuk

https://youtu.be/0o_clmBrpQs

https://youtu.be/0jnge9K9moI

https://youtu.be/P7GRC8xfE9A

 

Flights - print reviews:

New Yorker

NY Times

The Guardian

Washington Post