The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony (Vintage International) (Paperback)

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Presenting the stories of Zeus and Europa, Theseus and Ariadne, the birth of Athens and the fall of Troy, in all their variants, Calasso also uncovers the distant origins of secrets and tragedy, virginity, and rape. "A perfect work like no other. (Calasso) has re-created . . . the morning of our world."--Gore Vidal. 15 engravings.

About the Author


Roberto Calasso was born in Florence in 1941. He lives in Milan, where he is publisher of Adelphi Edizioni. The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, his third book, has been translated into 12 languages.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780679733485
ISBN-10: 0679733485
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: February 8th, 1994
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Vintage International

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