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Transforming texts : classical images in new contexts

Author: Robert P Metzger
Publisher: Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents four essays whose themes are rooted in ancient texts whether they be in the Homeric poetry of Ulysses, the Greek myth of Orpheus, Old Testament archetypes, or the Mayan astronomers of pre-Columbian Mexico.[Book Jacket].
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Metzger
ISBN: 0838752160 9780838752166 0697107752 9780697107756
OCLC Number: 26405042
Description: 100 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Exhibition at the Center Gallery, Bucknell University, March 14-April 29, 1987 / Varujan Boghosian --
Meaning in Native American astronomy texts / Anthony F. Aveni --
Boghosian on Boghosian / Varujan Boghosian --
Rambo and the myth of redemption / Robert Jewett and John Lawrence --
"It was Ulysses and it was not" : traditional refractions / John Wheatcroft.
Responsibility: edited by Robert P. Metzger.

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Presents four essays whose themes are rooted in ancient texts whether they be in the Homeric poetry of Ulysses, the Greek myth of Orpheus, Old Testament archetypes, or the Mayan astronomers of pre-Columbian Mexico.[Book Jacket].

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