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The snake-haired muse

Geoffrey Miles

The snake-haired muse

James K. Baxter and classical myth

by Geoffrey Miles

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Published by Victoria University Press in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical Mythology,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Knowledge

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeoffrey Miles, John Davidson, Paul Millar
    ContributionsDavidson, John, Ph.D., Millar, Paul
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.B3 Z746 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination380 p. ;
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24978183M
    ISBN 100864736584
    ISBN 109780864736581
    LC Control Number2011431998


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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.

Muse, in this case, is a protector of an art or science. The snake-haired muse: James K. Baxter and classical myth by Geoffrey Miles Baxter, James K. Baxter, James Keir. Baxter, James Keir James Baxter. James Baxter New Zealand poet. James Baxter poet neozeelandez. James Baxter poeta neozelandés.

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.

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Read more. His most recent book, co-authored with Geoffrey Miles and Paul Millar, is The Snake-Haired Muse: James K. Baxter and Classical Myth (VUP ). He published a number of poems and short stories in literary journals in the s and early s and took up creative writing seriously again in This is his first collection of poetry, and his 99%(K).

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