1 edition of The snake-haired muse found in the catalog.
The snake-haired muse
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Geoffrey Miles, John Davidson, Paul Millar|
|Contributions||Davidson, John, Ph.D., Millar, Paul|
|LC Classifications||PR9639.3.B3 Z746 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||380 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||380|
|LC Control Number||2011431998|
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Geoffrey Miles, John Davidson and Paul Millar argue. Illuminating the complexity, adventurousness, imaginative energy, and unexpected wit of Baxter’s dealings with classical mythology, The Snake-Haired Muse sheds a. The Snake-Haired Muse looks at why Baxter’s use of classical myth has been neglected, his first encounters with and use of myth, and the implications of the book for Baxter’s place in New Zealand literature.
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Jan 01, · * This essay expands and develops a brief discussion of Baxter and the Muse in The Snake-Haired Muse: James K. Baxter and Classical Myth, by Geoffrey Miles, John Davidson, and Paul Millar (Wellington: Victoria University Press, ), pp.
I am grateful for helpful suggestions by the two anonymous readers of the essay. Mar 01, · The Snake-Haired Muse: James K Baxter and Classical Myth Geoffrey Miles, John Davidson and Paul Millar Victoria University Press, $, ISBN “What happens is either meaningless to me, or it is mythology.” Though The snake-haired muse book K Baxter’s vatic pronouncement is often cited, its implications are seldom heeded.
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Book Report NN-Dimethyltryptamine 1 These were taken from Greek Mythology. Thalia, being the muse of comedy and pastoral poetry; and Melpomene, the muse of tragedy.
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James Baxter poète néo-zélandais. The Snake-Haired Muse is this revisionist descent. The problem of Baxter and myth, as the authors point out, has long occasioned embarrassed side-steps by a roll call of local critics at his anachronistic, even elitist, affectation, thoroughly incongruous with that most pressing of poetics, reality ‘special and local’.
His most recent book is the co-authored study The Snake-Haired Muse: James K. Baxter and Classical Mythology (VUP, ), and his acclaimed literary biography No Fretful Sleeper: A Life of Bill Pearson (AUP, ) was a finalist in the New Zealand Post Book Awards.
Millar has twice judged the New Zealand Book Awards, and in he was awarded. Liam McIlvanney is the inaugural Stuart Professor of Scottish Studies and Co-Director of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies.
He holds degrees from the universities of Glasgow and Oxford. His research interests focus on modern Scottish literature, particularly the work of Robert Burns and the.
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