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The mythical quest : in search of adventure, romance & enlightenment

Author: Rosalind Kerven; Janet Benoy
Publisher: London : British Library, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The epic of Gilgamesh - Jason and the quest for the Golden Fleece - The homecoming of Odysseus - The tale of Cupid and Psyche - The legendary journeys of Alexander the Great - The seven voyages of Sinbad the sailor - Rama's quest for Sita - Journey to the west - The life of St Brendan - The quest for the Holy Grail; The book accompanied an exhibition of the same title, held in the British Library Galleries, June to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legends
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kerven, Rosalind, 1954-
Mythical quest.
London : British Library, 1996
(OCoLC)654218597
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalind Kerven; Janet Benoy
ISBN: 0712304916 9780712304917
OCLC Number: 59629542
Description: ix, 102 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The epic of Gilgamesh --
Jason and the quest for the golden fleece --
The homecoming of Odysseus --
The tale of Cupid and Psyche --
The legendary journeys of Alexander the Great --
The seven voyages of Sinbad the Sailor --
Rama's quest for Sita --
Journey to the West --
The life of St. Brendan --
The quest for the holy grail.
Responsibility: introduction by Penelope Lively ; stories by Rosalind Kerven ; with introductory text and notes by Janet Benoy [and others].

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Myths and legends involving quests and journeys are found in many cultures. All these stories mirror the dreams and hopes of women and men for exciting adventures beyond their everyday experience.  Read more...

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