6 edition of The Argonauts found in the catalog.
July 25, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||118|
Argonauts. 3, likes 1 talking about this. Argonauts is a sci-fi retelling of a classic adventure from Greek mythology, the story of Jason and Medea on the quest for the Golden ers: K. The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson review – a radical approach to genre and gender Dazzling language, queer theory and domestic bliss meet Author: Lara Feigel.
The Argonauts ends with Nelson giving birth to Iggy—a scene Nelson juxtaposes with Dodge’s firsthand account of sitting by his mother’s bedside as she dies. Within this general narrative structure, Nelson often pauses to recount events that took place outside the main timeframe of the book, or to reflect on the work of philosophers and. APOLLONIUS RHODIUS was a Greek epic poet and scholar of the library of Alexandria who fourished in the C3rd B.C. He was the author of a celebrated epic entitled the Argonautica which described the journey of the Argonauts in their quest for the Golden Fleece. The key episodes of the myth were sourced from older poets such as Hesiod and Pindar.
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Jason Colavito's nonfiction book, Jason and the Argonauts through the Ages explores one of humanity’s earliest epics in its archaeological, cultural, artistic, historic, and literary context to present for the first time in one place startling new scholarly research conducted over the past ten years across many disciplines, shedding light on.
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About the Book The Myth > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Texts > > > > > > > > > > > > Galleries Free eBooks About the Author THE ARGONAUTS. Across the centuries, poets and mythographers have placed aboard the Argo dozens of men drawn from every walk of Greek mythology.
Below is a listing of the Argonauts as given in the various ancient authors. Nelson begins The Argonauts in Octoberduring the first throws of her relationship with Harry Dodge. In the first third of the book, Nelson details how various friends and family reacted to her relationship with Dodge, sharing their well-meaning but often.
The Argonauts is the ninth book by American poet, art critic, lyric essayist and nonfiction author, Maggie Nelson.
Described as a memoir, it is more of an opinion piece on LGBTQ+ issues, in particular, transgender and queer. It is told in the first person by Nelson, and addressed to her (fluidly-gendered) “husband”, artist, performer and /5(). At pages, “The Argonauts” contains much more than its unassuming size would suggest, a discrepancy befitting an exploration of what may.
rows The Argonauts (/ ˈ ɑːr ɡ ə n ɔː t /; Ancient Greek: Ἀργοναῦται Argonautai) were a band of. The Argonauts is a book I wanted to reread before I was even halfway through.
Maggie Nelson shakes up all gender-queer stereotypes as she grows into a wife, a stepmom, and then a birth mother. She writes in a way that is literary, poetic, and academic. The information about The Argonauts shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.
In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. The Argonautica (Greek: Ἀργοναυτικά, romanized: Argonautika) is a Greek epic poem written by Apollonius Rhodius in the 3rd century BC.
The only surviving Hellenistic epic, the Argonautica tells the myth of the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts to retrieve the Golden Fleece from remote heroic adventures and Jason's relationship with the dangerous Colchian princess. The following version of this book was used for the creation of this study guide: The Argonauts, by Maggie Nelson.
First Edition,by Graywolf Publishing. The book is a continuous stream of thoughts, reflections and writings by the author: there are no chapter or section breaks.
Starting this book, I didn't know it was a retelling of Jason and the Argonauts until it mentioned the golden fleece for the first time.
I'm not very familiar with the Greek story anyway so it was fun to just read the book as a stand alone. The story immediately sucked me in and I couldn't wait to read more/5. Check out this great listen on National Book Critics Circle Award winner, Criticism, 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. 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 artist Harry Dodge. This story, which includes the author’s account of falling in love with Dodge, who is.
The Argonauts is a must-read.”—Bustle “So much writing about motherhood makes the world seem smaller after the child arrives, more circumscribed, as if in tacit fealty to the larger cultural assumptions about moms and domesticity; Nelson's book does the Brand: Graywolf Press.
Argonauts, Book 2 By: Isaac Hooke Narrated by: Luke Daniels Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins Unabridged Overall out of 5 stars 98 Performance. The story of the expedition of the Argonauts is mentioned by Homer (Odyssey, Book XII), and the wandering of Odysseus may have been partly founded on it.
The lyric poet Pindar (5th century bce) gives an account, but the fullest version is Argonautica, a 3rd-century- bce epic by Apollonius of Rhodes. The Argonauts, in Greek mythology, are the fifty heroes, led by Jason, who sailed on a ship called the Argo on a quest to bring back the Golden Fleece around BC, before the Trojan War.
The Argonauts got their name by combining the name of the ship, Argo, named after its builder, Argus, with the ancient Greek word, naut, meaning voyager.The Argonauts was published in by Graywolf Press and is generally perceived as being a nonfiction book, with many autobiographical elements.
Nelson describes The Argonauts as a work of "autotheory," bending traditional genres through the combination of autobiography and commentary on sexuality, gender, and popular conceptions of family.
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.
It binds an account of Nelson's relationship with her partner and a journey to and through a /5(K).