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XO Orpheus : fifty new myths

Bernheimer, Kate (compiler,, editor of compilation.).

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  • ISBN: 9780143122425 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0143122428 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 546 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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  • Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2013.

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Contents:
Introduction / Kate Bernheimer-- Anthropogenesis And Norse Creation Myth : Anthropogenesis, Or: How to Make a Family / Laura van den Berg -- Argos : Argos / Joy Williams -- Bacchantes : The Sisters / Sabina Murray -- Baucis And Philemon : Sawdust / Edward Carey -- Brownies : Friend Robin / Maile Chapman -- The Caliph Of One Thousand And One Nights : The Veiled Prophet / David B. -- Candaules And Gyges, As Told By Herodotus : Henry and Booboo / Elanor Dymott -- Coyote Myths : Modern Coyote / Shane Jones -- Cronos : Devourings / Aimee Bender -- Daedalus : Labyrinth / Ron Currie, Jr. -- Daedalus : The Last Flight of Daedalus / Anthony Marra -- Daphne : Daphne / Dawn Raffel -- Demeter : Demeter / Maile Meloy -- Demeter And Persephone : Kid Collins / Willy Vlautin -- Eris : Sleeping Beauty / Gina Ochsner -- Galatea And Pygmalion : Galatea / Madeline Miller -- God And Satan : The Hand / Manuel Munoz -- Golem And Pygmalion : The Dummy / Benjamin Percy -- Hades : The Girl with the Talking Shadow / Kale Bernheimer -- Human Pentachromats : Wait and See / Edith Pearlman -- Icarus : An Occasional Icarus / Georges-Olivier Chateaureynaud -- Killcrop : Killcrop / Victor LaValle -- The Kraken : The Squid Who Fell in Love with the Sun / Ben Loory -- Lamia/Child-Eating Demon, Greek : Birdsong from the Radio / Elizabeth McCracken -- The Lotus Eaters : The Lotus Eaters / Aurelie Sheehan -- The Maenads And Sinbad The Sailor : Slaves / Elizabeth Evans -- Mahabharata : Drona's Death / Max Gladstone -- Monsters : So Many-Headed Gates / Sheila Heti -- Edith Hamilton's Mythology : The Status of Myth / Kelly Braffet and Owen King -- Narcissus : Narcissus / Zachary Mason -- Odysseus : Back to Blandon / Michael Jeffrey Lee -- Odysseus : The Story I Am Speaking to You Now / Davis Schneiderman -- Oedipus : The Brigadier-General Takes His Final Stand, by James Butt / Imad Rahman -- Orpheus And Eurydice : Dark Resort / Heidi Julavits -- Paradise : Mystery Spot: 95065 / Karen Tei Yamashita -- Persephone : Lost Lake / Emma Straub and Peter Straub -- Phaeton, From Ovid's Metamorphoses : What Wants My Son / Kevin Wilson -- Poseidon : Thousand / Laird Hunt -- Post-Apocalypse : Belle-Medusa / Manuela Draeger -- Raja Rasalu : The Swan's Wife / Aamer Hussein -- Sedna, Inuit : Sanna / Kathryn Davis -- Sirin : Madame Liang / Lutz Bassmann -- Sisyphus : Sissy / Kit Reed -- The Strix : In a Structure Simulating an Owl / Ander Monson -- Tezcatlipoca : Cat's Eye / Donaji Olmedo -- Transformation : Betrayal / Sigrid Nunez -- Trojan Horse : A Horse, a Vine / Johanna Skibsrud -- The Unconscious : The Hungers of an Old Language / Brian Aldiss -- Zeus And Europa, After The D'Aulaires : The White Horse / Sarah Blackman.
Summary, etc.: Fifty leading writers retell myths from around the world in this follow-up to the bestselling My mother she killed me, my father he ate me. "Icarus flies once more. Aztec jaguar gods again stalk the earth. An American soldier designs a new kind of Trojan horse--his cremains in a bullet. Here ... are your favorite mythological figures--Daedalus and Icarus, Narcissus and Echo, Orpheus and Eurydice, Pygmalion and Galatea, even Argos, Odysseus's faithful dog--alongside characters from Indian, Punjabi, Inuit, Aztec, and other traditions"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Mythology, Greek Fiction
Greece History Fiction
FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors)
FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Genre: Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
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