Orpheus

Orpheus

The Song of Life

Book - 2012
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A scholarly history of the legend of Orpheus traces his mythical achievements and enduring influence, providing coverage of topics ranging from his voyage with the Argonauts and his passion for Eurydice to his role in inspiring Plato and Monteverdi and his treatment by the early Church.
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, c2012, c2011.
ISBN: 9781590207789
1590207785
Branch Call Number: 398.2093 WRO
Characteristics: 262 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Oct 15, 2013

Anne Wroe goes looking for Orpheus and what can I say other than it is quite the journey. The writing is like poetry or a song. The reader feels like they are with her for every step of the way. Highly Recommended. Way to Go Wroe!

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