The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

Author(s): Roberto Calasso
Original Publish Date: Oct 30, 2013
Product Number: EB00173481
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780804151344
Publisher: Vintage
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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.