Journey to the Sea #6 -- Myth Beyond Words
- I have published the sixth issue of my online myth magazine Journey to
the Sea [journeytothesea.com]. The first articles mentions a couple of
quotes from C.S. Lewis's introduction to *George MacDonald: An
Anthology* related to myth-making as a non-literary art form, and the
third article was written by Alana Joli Abbott, a Mythopoeic Society
member who has published in Mythprint.
Myth Beyond Words
I show how a wide variety of works, from ancient pottery and
stained-glass windows to comic books and movie soundtracks, use
more than just words to communicate myths or to recall them to
Aesop Illustrations: Telling the Story in Images
Laura looks at woodcut illustrations to Aesop's fables from
1479 to explore how artists can depict the plots of stories and
how the illustrations themselves can become part of the
Games As Interactive Storytelling
Alana looks at how role-playing games use dice and other props to
fulfill a human need for acts of imagination and to connect us to
the mythic impulse of storytelling.
Totem Poles: Myths Carved In Cedar
I explore the connection between the magnificent vertical columns
carved in cedar by the Native Americans of the northwest Pacific
coast and the mythical narratives they depict.