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  1. says:

    The most profound books that I have ever read have left me speechless even stammering Such is the case with Roberto Calasso's The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony which I have put down no than fifteen minutes ago Here is a book about why myths exist and why Ancient Greece continues to have such a hold on the Western mind One of my strange little reading habits is for each year to choose a theme that will guide much of my reading for

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    Zeus is never ridiculous Because his dignity is of no concern to him Non bene convemunt nee in una sede morantur Maiestas et amor says OvidAny sane reader would find this book ridiculous at least in parts but that doesn’t concern Calasso for his subject is Zeus and Zeus is never ridiculous The mythographer lives in a permanent state of chronolog­ical vertigo which he pretends to want to resolve But while on the one table he puts genera

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    I've read this book cover to cover 3 times since I bought it in 1993 It's the best book I've ever read on Greek my

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    No Socrates himself cleared up the point shortly before his death we enter the mythical when we enter the realm of risk and myth is the enchantment we generate in ourselves at such momentsEndorsements on the back matter can be daunting How do we explain our struggles or indifference with work which is lauded so many which we admire? Half way through this I was south of neutral and growing impatient Abandonment was an op

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    Scholarly wide ranging profound and philosophical I'd say that at least two thirds of this swept right past me without leaving much trace This would be my Desert Island book because much like the task of painting the Fort

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    These things never happened but are alwaysthree reviewsBy reviewers in alphabetical orderRandom review review by Jean Paul Werner Walshaw SauterNext review review by JonfaithPrevious review review by Riku SarajI recently considered removing this book from my library to make room for others Tonight I perused the three reviews above by GR friends of mine Each reviewer lends a view of the book from a distinct perspective All rate

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    Rather than present a distanced and readily understandable survey of Greek mythology Calasso instead goes into and

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    What can one write about a book which defies all definition? For Roberto Calasso's The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony is such a book It could be called a treatise on Greek mythology; a creative retelling of the Greek myths; and I think it has also been pigeonholed as a novel It is all of these and it is none of these Whatever you call these approximately four hundred densely packed pages of amazing prose you can be sure of one th

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    It has rarely happened to me even with those books I've read and have rated very high here at goodreads But here it did I feel resistance giving my copy of this book away Very unusual for me considering my habit of disposing of books I'm done with even those I liked a lot impelled by the logic that good things need to be shared wi

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    I started this book when it was new I got it for Christmas in 1988 actually I received two of them I started it but I couldn't finish it uickly it's rather heavy but not in a bad way very 'pregnant' of different meanings allusions connections or at least I thought so at the time A few months afterward the author visited my high school he was

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Della figlia Core; come Core guardò Ade e si vide riflessa negli occhi di lui; come Giasone morì colpito da una trave della nave Argo; come Fedra smaniò invano per Ippolito; come gli Olimpi scesero a Tebe per partecipare alle nozze di Cadmo e Armoni. Rather than present a distanced and readily understandable survey of Greek mythology Calasso instead goes into and behind the myths to create a verbal environment that to my mind comes as close as possible to reenacting in the mind of the reader the intellectual feel of living in a living mythology from both the perspective of the gods and the perspective of mortals and from both the experience of living life itself and living through reading The book is an overlapping series of thematic patterns and images and ideas an organization like poetry than prose that has a cumulative effect like waves building upon each other in resonance that eventually carries the reader on its swells and currents This somewhat passive approach seems necessary on a first read as the presentation is bewildering as would be a direct encounter with a god but the prose is so nuanced and lovely it is a pleasure to keep on readingrowingriding through bewildermentAnd to justify my rating before completing the book I cite the following passage encountered like a bit a gift of flotsam while readingrowingriding this morning Myth like language gives all of itself in each of its fragments When a myth brings into play repetition and variants the skeleton of the system emerges for a while the latent order covered in seaweed The Color of Night trave della nave Argo; come Fedra smaniò invano per Ippolito; come gli Olimpi scesero a Tebe per partecipare alle nozze di Cadmo e Armoni. Rather What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings than present a distanced and readily understandable survey of Greek mythology Calasso instead goes into and behind Pulse (Frank Quinn, the myths Obsession to create a verbal environment The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico that Simply Napkins to my mind comes as close as possible The Unconscious Civilization to reenacting in The Complete Tightwad Gazette the mind of The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years the reader الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية the intellectual feel of living in a living mythology from both Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the perspective of The Strange Bird the gods and Collected Stories the perspective of mortals and from both Collected Stories the experience of living life itself and living Cleopatras Daughter through reading The book is an overlapping series of Funny Feckin' Irish Jokes!: Humorous Jokes about Everything Irish.Sure Tis Great Craic! thematic patterns and images and ideas an organization like poetry Settlers than prose Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, that has a cumulative effect like waves building upon each other in resonance The Sphinx that eventually carries Tidelands (Fairmile the reader on its swells and currents This somewhat passive approach seems necessary on a first read as Pretty Lucy Merwyn the presentation is bewildering as would be a direct encounter with a god but Strings the prose is so nuanced and lovely it is a pleasure Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, to keep on readingrowingriding Catch and Release through bewildermentAnd Devils Paw (Imp, to justify my rating before completing Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, the book I cite All Tied Up the following passage encountered like a bit a gift of flotsam while readingrowingriding The Film Snob*s Dictionary this morning Myth like language gives all of itself in each of its fragments When a myth brings into play repetition and variants In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the skeleton of Tea Environments and Plantation Culture the system emerges for a while 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains the latent order covered in seaweed

Summary Le nozze di Cadmo e Armonia

Le nozze di Cadmo e Armonia

Come Zeus sotto forma di toro bianco rapì la principessa Europa; come Teseo abbandonò Arianna; come Dioniso violò Aura; come Apollo fu servo di Admeto per a; come il simulacro di Elena si ritrovò insieme a uello di Achille nell'isola di Leukè; com. I ve read this book cover to cover 3 times since I bought it in 1993 It s the best book I ve ever read on Greek mythologyActually it s of an extended and unfailingly brilliant meditation on Greek mythology rather than a summary or explanation Calasso is some kind of genius he s not only read everything he s thought about it flipped it backwards and forwards and tilted it sideways in his mind then filtered whatever he s talking about through a sophisticated prism The result is pure delight for his readersHere s a sample plucked almost at randomIn the long history of divinities the inhabitants of Olympus were the first who wished to be perfect rather than powerful Like an obsidian blade the aesthetic for the first time cut away all ties connections devotions What remained was a group of figures isolated in the air complete initiated perfect p 90Several other excellent books by Calasso have been translated from Italian If you haven t read him before I d also recommend either Literature the Gods or his recent book on Kafka K Bumperhead toro bianco rapì la principessa Europa; come Teseo abbandonò Arianna; come Dioniso violò Aura; come Apollo fu servo di Admeto per a; come il simulacro di Elena si ritrovò insieme a uello di Achille nell'isola di Leukè; com. I ve read The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas this book cover The Women on the Island to cover 3 Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques times since I bought it in 1993 It s How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal the best book I ve ever read on Greek mythologyActually it s of an extended and unfailingly brilliant meditation on Greek mythology rather Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (P.S.) than a summary or explanation Calasso is some kind of genius he s not only read everything he s Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, thought about it flipped it backwards and forwards and The Witchs Coven tilted it sideways in his mind Supplementary Exercises for Introducing Biblical Hebrew by Allen P. Ross then filtered whatever he s Great Famine talking about The Color of Night through a sophisticated prism The result is pure delight for his readersHere s a sample plucked almost at randomIn What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings the long history of divinities Pulse (Frank Quinn, the inhabitants of Olympus were Obsession the first who wished The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico to be perfect rather Simply Napkins than powerful Like an obsidian blade The Unconscious Civilization the aesthetic for The Complete Tightwad Gazette the first The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years time cut away all الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية ties connections devotions What remained was a group of figures isolated in Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the air complete initiated perfect p 90Several other excellent books by Calasso have been The Strange Bird translated from Italian If you haven Collected Stories t read him before I d also recommend either Literature Collected Stories the Gods or his recent book on Kafka K

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E Erigone si impiccò; come Coronis incinta di Apollo lo tradì con un mortale; come le Danaidi tagliarono la testa ai loro sposi; come Achille uccise Pentesilea e si congiunse con lei; come Oreste lottò con la follia; come Demetra vagò alla ricerca. No Socrates himself cleared up the point shortly before his death we enter the mythical when we enter the realm of risk and myth is the enchantment we generate in ourselves at such momentsEndorsements on the back matter can be daunting How do we explain our struggles or indifference with work which is lauded so many which we admire Half way through this I was south of neutral and growing impatient Abandonment was an option The work then slid out from under its treatment of Athenian mythography and constructed a comparison with the practices and beliefs of Persia Sparta and Egypt I did and do find that fascinating The divine practices of rape and reproduction are sufficient cause for us to be recalled as a species back to the plant I do not as rule become excited by myth or tale Such informs my struggles This is a ridiculously erudite book I am sure it won t be my last Calasso as I have a stack to tackle in the future