Post Tagged with: "metamorphosis"

GETTING TO KNOW YOU—Toronto Pursuits Leader Zoë Eisenman

GETTING TO KNOW YOU—Toronto Pursuits Leader Zoë Eisenman

Zoë comes to us from Chicago and is greatly looking forward to coming to Toronto for the first time to lead the discussion of Sophocles’ Theban plays in her seminar The Fall of the House of Oedipus. The three plays trace the fall of a great king and the subsequent […]

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Exile and Identity in Pnin and The Book of Negroes

Exile and Identity in Pnin and The Book of Negroes

A guest post by Nella Cotrupi The themes of human displacement and migration dominate our media today. The dramatic photos and headlines, like the ravaged lives they depict, are inescapable. In Canada, many community groups have sprouted up to focus on providing support and, in many cases, legal sponsorship to […]

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GUEST BLOG—The Truth of Myth by Stuart Patterson

GUEST BLOG—The Truth of Myth by Stuart Patterson

We’ve just passed into autumn. Depending on where you are, you’ll be seeing familiar changes sooner or later—shorter days, chillier nights, life going indoors, nature just shutting down all over—and we’ll think about how Persephone has left us again for the underworld. That’s likely not how you think of the […]

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