How Do We Believe in the Gods? On the presence of Greek myth and drama in recent creative literature

Wednesday, November 21, 2001 - 2:15pm
Marina Warner (Writer and Visiting Fellow, All Souls)

Texts considered included: Gjertrud Schnackenberg, an extract from 'The Throne of Labdacus', a sequence of poems in Supernatural Love (Newcastle: Bloodaxe, 2000); Elizabeth Cook, 'Quicken', a chapter from Achilles (London: Methuen, 2001); and Anne Carson, an extract from Autobiography of Red. A Romance (London: Cape, 1999)