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📒The Argonauts ✍ Maggie Nelson
✏The Argonauts Book Summary : An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of "autotheory" offering fresh, fierce, and timely thinking about desire, identity, and the limitations and possibilities of love and language. At its center is a romance: the story of the author's relationship with the artist Harry Dodge. This story, which includes Nelson's account of falling in love with Dodge, who is fluidly gendered, as well as her journey to and through a pregnancy, offers a firsthand account of the complexities and joys of (queer) family-making. Writing in the spirit of public intellectuals such as Susan Sontag and Roland Barthes, Nelson binds her personal experience to a rigorous exploration of what iconic theorists have said about sexuality, gender, and the vexed institutions of marriage and child-rearing. Nelson's insistence on radical individual freedom and the value of caretaking becomes the rallying cry of this thoughtful, unabashed, uncompromising book.
📒The Best Of The Argonauts ✍ James J. Clauss
✏The Best of the Argonauts Book Summary : This revelatory exploration of Book One of the Argonautica rescues Jason from his status as the ineffectual hero of Apollonius' epic poem. James J. Clauss argues that by posing the question, "Who is the best of the Argonauts?" Apollonius redefines the epic hero and creates, in Jason, a man more realistic and less awesome than his Homeric predecessors, one who is vulnerable, dependent on the help of others, even morally questionable, yet ultimately successful. In bringing Apollonius' "curious and demanding poem" to life, Clauss illuminates two features of the poet's narrative style: his ubiquitous allusions to the poetry of others, especially Homer, and the carefully balanced structural organization of his episodes. The poet's subtextual interplay is explored, as is his propensity for underscoring the manipulation of the poetry of others through ring composition.
📒Tales Of The Argonauts And Other Sketches ✍ Bret Harte
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📒Jason And The Argonauts ✍ John Malam
✏Jason and the Argonauts Book Summary : Jason and his crew are on his ship, the Argo, as he embarks on an epic voyage to bring back the Golden Fleece. He must take on high seas, hideous monsters, an army of skeletons and a wicked uncle. But will he succeed?
📒Jason And The Argonauts ✍ Bernard Evslin
✏Jason and the Argonauts Book Summary : Renowned mythologist Bernard Evslin’s retelling of the perilous adventure of Jason and the Argonauts “This story begins very soon after the world began, when great raw things called monsters roamed the unfinished places eating whatever they could catch.” So says Ekion, son of the god Hermes, as he relates the tale of the treacherous crusade of Jason and the Argonauts. When Jason, a prince with the gift of healing, is assigned a quest to obtain the golden fleece of the winged ram—which, once obtained, will set Jason upon his rightful throne as king—a fantastic adventure begins. In the vein of classic storytelling, mythologist Bernard Evslin offers his own masterful recasting of the famous tale of Jason, Medea, and the Argonauts, and follows the hero’s journey to its startling and tragic conclusion.
📒Jason And The Argonauts ✍ David McIntee
✏Jason and the Argonauts Book Summary : From David McIntee, writer of Doctor Who, comes a new Ray Harryhausen Presents adventure! The quest to find the Golden Fleece is over, but now Jason and his band of Argonauts must embark on a new and more difficult journey - the journey home. Pursued by a vengeful Aeetes, the Argonauts will brave many dangers, and encounter old friends and new enemies. But when the gods play games, no one can avoid reaching the lands of the dead forever...
📒Tales Of The Argonauts ✍ Bret Harte
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📒Adjacent To The Argonauts ✍ Julian Blatchley
✏Adjacent to the Argonauts Book Summary : This is the story of a light-hearted sailing trip which, despite numerous nautical misadventures, unexpectedly developed into an introduction to Greece so compelling that the narrator has not yet gone home.
📒Jason And The Argonauts ✍ Apollonius of Rhodes
✏Jason and the Argonauts Book Summary : The first new Penguin Classics translation of the Argonautica since the 1950s Now in a riveting new verse translation, Jason and the Argonauts (also known as the Argonautica) is the only surviving full account of Jason’s voyage on the Argo in quest of the Golden Fleece aided by the sorceress princess Medea. Written in the third century B.C., this epic story of one of the most beloved heroes of Greek mythology, with its combination of the fantastical and the real, its engagement with traditions of science, astronomy and medicine, winged heroes, and a magical vessel that speaks, is truly without parallel in classical or contemporary Greek literature and is now available in an accessible and engaging translation. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒The Voyage Of The Argonauts Classic Reprint ✍ Janet Ruth Bacon
✏The Voyage of the Argonauts Classic Reprint Book Summary : Excerpt from The Voyage of the Argonauts Warnings and examples may be of more than one kind they may affect the spirit of man as well as his practical behaviour. It is at least arguable that the Odyssey had a practical value; it has certainly a moral justification. The days that make us happy make us wise, and for the spirit these wan derings of Odysseus are not only a delight, but a lesson courage, endurance, resource, generosity are exemplified in them and in the work of Herodotus as clearly as in the stricter narrative of the most scientific historian. And inasmuch as the example they Show commends itself as aptly to the present day as to their earliest hearers, they are as nearly a possession for ever as mortality can compass. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.