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Myths for Modernity

In our supposedly rational world we imagine ourselves to have outgrown myths. Myths are for others and the past.

In our supposedly rational world we imagine ourselves to have outgrown myths. Myths are for others and the past. But is this an illusion and could it be that myths are essential? Is it time, in our era of deconstructed meanings, to create a new set of modern myths to help us navigate our way through life?

Whitbread award winning novelist Jim Crace, postmodern cultural theorist and writer Nicholas Royle, and science fiction author Justina Robson seek out new mythologies.

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