Robert Graves tells us that 'the poet's first enrichment is a knowledge and understanding of myths.' Certainly, as this collection of essays, poems and visual images affirms, mythology has been a field richly mined by poets and artists from ...
antiquity through to the present day. It is testament to both the enduring power of myth, as well as the adaptability of its form, that poets and writers continually turn to the mythic for both inspiration and guidance. This volume presents a diverse collection of analytical and creative works by scholars, poets and visual artists, in response to their varied explorations of the prolific dialogue that exists between myth and poetry.