Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves: Expanded Edition

Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves Expanded Edition An enticing collection of tales told in the fabulist and metafiction traditions Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves embraces a cyclical movement of renewal like the ancient ouroboros motif itself in

  • Title: Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves: Expanded Edition
  • Author: Maggie Schein Jonathan Hannah Pat Conroy
  • ISBN: 9781611174724
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Paperback
  • An enticing collection of tales told in the fabulist and metafiction traditions, Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves embraces a cyclical movement of renewal, like the ancient ouroboros motif itself, in which artfully rendered answers always give rise to perplexing new questions Maggie Schein s stories introduce medicine men, monks, immortals, witches, seekers, and souls inAn enticing collection of tales told in the fabulist and metafiction traditions, Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves embraces a cyclical movement of renewal, like the ancient ouroboros motif itself, in which artfully rendered answers always give rise to perplexing new questions Maggie Schein s stories introduce medicine men, monks, immortals, witches, seekers, and souls in various stages of their cycles in and out of lived life, as well as the occasional talking animal, all searching for meaning and for connections to one another through storytelling Each fable is a meditation on love, death, growth, pain, identity, self, spirit, cruelty, beauty, and the natural order, as seen from the perspectives of the primal, the celestial, or the spiritual Rooted in the archetypes of mythology and philosophy, Schein s lost cantos are stories about the events that make up our lives and our deaths She makes deft use of familiar forms and universal symbols to explore anew through narrative those questions and experiences that have always vexed us about our confounding existence and the speculative possibilities that abound within and beyond the moral coil Schein s tales ask us to reconsider what it means to live and to die, to be simultaneously a creature of magic and the mundane, of the extraordinary and the all too ordinary The result is a delicate but potent collection of alluring fables for the modern reader, recalling classical stories and myths of days long past and asking once the questions that continue to haunt us This expanded edition adds three new fables not included in the original edition as well as new illustrations for all eleven stories from artist Jonathan Hannah.

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    1. Maggie Schein Jonathan Hannah Pat Conroy Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves: Expanded Edition book, this is one of the most wanted Maggie Schein Jonathan Hannah Pat Conroy author readers around the world.

    2. Is it possible to give more stars? I'd like to. Having said that, I'm not sure how, precisely, to review this marvel. It's a collection of stories quite unlike anything I've read before, and that's saying something, my friends, since I read a great deal. Schein holds a Ph.D. in Ethics and teaching at the University of South Carolina. Her philosophical training serves her well here, as these stories are certainly philosophical. Peter S. Beagle said of her stories, "They are genuinely philosophica [...]

    3. This book is magic. It's a must read for anyone anywhere. Reading these fables one can get lost in magnificent worlds and lives that help us to understand our own. They raise important questions and offer various insights into life on Earth and beyond. Maggie Schein's writing is incredible - brilliantly weaving sentences like golden thread to create a beautiful tapestry. She lyrically strings words along like pearls, from an endless ocean of wisdom. Once you've discovered the splendor these fabl [...]

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