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

By Justine McConnell,Edith Hall

Ancient Greek fable in global Fiction since 1989 explores the varied ways in which modern global fiction has engaged with historic Greek fantasy. no matter if as a framing gadget, or a clear out, or through resonances and parallels, Greek fantasy has confirmed fruitful for lots of writers of fiction because the finish of the chilly warfare. This quantity examines the various ways in which writers from all over the world have became to classical antiquity to articulate their very own modern concerns.

Featuring contributions via a global crew of students from a couple of disciplines, the quantity bargains a state of the art, interdisciplinary method of modern literature from all over the world. Analysing a number major authors and works, now not often introduced jointly in a single position, the e-book introduces readers to a couple less-familiar fiction, whereas demonstrating the critical position that classical literature can declare within the worldwide literary curriculum of the 3rd millennium. the trendy fiction lined is as diversified because the acclaimed North American tv sequence The Wire, modern Arab fiction, the japanese novels of Haruki Murakami and the works of recent Zealand's optimum Maori author, Witi Ihimaera.

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