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XO Orpheus: Fifty New Myths

edited by Kate Bernheimer
Format
Book
Published
New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2013.
Language
English
Variant Title
Orpheus : fifty new myths
Fifty new myths
50 new myths
ISBN
9780143122425, 0143122428
Summary
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.
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.
Description
xxiii, 546 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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