The Resource Red thread : on mazes and labyrinths, Charlotte Higgins

Red thread : on mazes and labyrinths, Charlotte Higgins

Label
Red thread : on mazes and labyrinths
Title
Red thread
Title remainder
on mazes and labyrinths
Statement of responsibility
Charlotte Higgins
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
**BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK** Charlotte Higgins, author of the Baillie Gifford-shortlisted Under Another Sky, tracks the origins of the story of the labyrinth in the poems of Homer, Catullus, Virgil and Ovid, and with them builds an ingenious edifice of her own. She follows the idea of the labyrinth through the Cretan excavations of Sir Arthur Evans, the mysterious turf labyrinths of Northern Europe, the church labyrinths of medieval French cathedrals and the hedge mazes of Renaissance gardens. Along the way, she traces the labyrinthine ideas of writers from Dante and Borges to George Eliot and Conan Doyle, and of artists from Titian and Velázquez to Picasso and Eva Hesse. Her intricately constructed narrative asks what it is to be lost, what it is to find one's way, and what it is to travel the confusing and circuitous path of a lived life. Red Thread is, above all, a winding and unpredictable route through the byways of the author's imagination - one that leads the reader on a strange and intriguing journey, full of unexpected connections and surprising pleasures
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Higgins, Charlotte
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Labyrinths in literature
  • Labyrinths
Target audience
adult
Label
Red thread : on mazes and labyrinths, Charlotte Higgins
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=RDH_558445&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781473524002-RDH1571115-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781473524002
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Red thread : on mazes and labyrinths, Charlotte Higgins
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=RDH_558445&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781473524002-RDH1571115-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781473524002
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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