Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 July 2008

192 Pages | 12 halftones

ISBN: 9780195336917

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Minos and the Moderns

Cretan Myth in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

Theodore Ziolkowski

Classical Presences

  • The first book to consider the striking presence of Cretan myths in major twentieth-century literature, art, opera, and ballet
  • Analyzes the reasons for this resurgence following more than a century of neglect
  • Illustrates the remarkable modernity of ancient myth

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