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Publisher description for The marriage of Cadmus and Harmony / Roberto Calasso ; translated from the Italian by Tim Parks.


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Counter 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.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cadmus (Greek mythology) Fiction, Harmonia (Greek mythology) Fiction