Ancient Greek Myth in World Fiction since 1989 (Bloomsbury by Justine McConnell,Edith Hall PDF

By Justine McConnell,Edith Hall

Ancient Greek delusion in international Fiction since 1989 explores the various ways in which modern international fiction has engaged with historic Greek fable. no matter if as a framing machine, or a filter out, or through resonances and parallels, Greek delusion has confirmed fruitful for lots of writers of fiction because the finish of the chilly battle. This quantity examines the numerous ways in which writers from worldwide have grew to become to classical antiquity to articulate their very own modern concerns.

Featuring contributions via a global workforce of students from a few disciplines, the quantity deals a state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary method of modern literature from worldwide. Analysing a number of major authors and works, no longer frequently introduced jointly in a single position, the booklet introduces readers to a few less-familiar fiction, whereas demonstrating the significant position that classical literature can declare within the international literary curriculum of the 3rd millennium. the trendy fiction coated is as diverse because the acclaimed North American tv sequence The Wire, modern Arab fiction, the japanese novels of Haruki Murakami and the works of latest Zealand's most excellent Maori author, Witi Ihimaera.

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