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Orpheus and Company Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology by Deborah De Nicola

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Published by University Press of New England .
Written in English


  • Myths & mythology,
  • Poetry & poets,
  • Poetry anthologies: from c 1900 -,
  • Mythology, Greek,
  • American English,
  • Poetry,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Poetry / General,
  • English poetry,
  • American poetry

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8383379M
ISBN 100874519187
ISBN 109780874519181

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  Divided into 12 sections based on mythical subjects (Orpheus and Eurydice, Narcissus, etc), the book represents not only various interpretations of classic fables but vastly disparate forms of. Buy the Paperback Book Orpheus And Company: Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology by Deborah De Nicola at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Paper $ ISBN: Published April This collection offers myriad fresh, and often dazzling, interpretations of Greek myths at a time of renewed excitement about the role of myths and other archetypes in our culture, and about the spiritual themes which many of the poems suggest. Orpheus (/ ˈ ɔːr f iː ə s, ˈ ɔːr f juː s /; Ancient Greek: Ὀρφεύς, classical pronunciation: [or.pʰeú̯s]) is a legendary musician, poet, and prophet in ancient Greek religion. "It was believed by Aristotle that Orpheus never existed; but to all other ancient writers he was a real person, though living in remote antiquity.

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  The hero of the sci-fi short story “ Orpheus with Clay Feet,” by Philip K. Dick (written under the pen name Jack Dowland), is a bored company man named Jesse Slade, who signs up for a time-travel.   He is the author of the young adult series Rosi’s Doors, which includes: ROSI'S CASTLE, ROSI'S TIME, and ROSI'S COMPANY. Other publications include the plays ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE and ELIZABETH BATHORY. In addition to his academic and creative pursuits, Ted is an avid SCUBA diver and s: 7. Reviewed in the United States on Ap *Orpheus & Company* is a wonderful compendium of poetry inspired by the various gods and mortals of Greek mythology. The poems found in the book are a wonderful starting point for anyone unfamliar with mythology. Orpheus Books are creators and producers of high-quality illustrated books for children ages Specialists in the international co-editions market, we create books featuring innovative concepts, interactive formats, rich content and very high-quality illustrations.