Synopses & Reviews
More than mere retellings, this insightful look at the myths of ancient Greece and Rome explores the robust history and diverse interpretations of these timeless stories. In fields ranging from cinema to psychoanalysis, classical mythology has shaped the world in which we live. While recounting the myths themselves, Helen Morales offers examples that illustrate how extensively mythology has permeated both high and popular culture.
About the Author
HELEN MORALES is University Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies in Classics at Newnham College, Cambridge. She researches and teaches Greek and Latin literature and culture with special interests in mythology, the ancient novel, and the relationship between images and texts.