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Author Winterson, Jeanette

Title Weight : the Myth of Atlas & Heracles
Published Melbourne : The Text Publishing Company, 2012

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Description 1 online resource (125 pages)
Series Text Myth Series
Text Myth Series
Contents COVER PAGE; TITLE PAGE; COPYRIGHT PAGE; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; I WANT TO TELL THE STORY AGAIN; WEIGHT OF THE WORLD; HERACLES; THOUGHT-WASP; THREE GOLDEN APPLES; NO WAY OUT . . .; BUT THROUGH; LEANING ON THE LIMITS OF MYSELF; PRIVATE MARS; HERO OF THE WORLD; WOOF!; BOUNDARIES; DESIRE; I WANT TO TELL THE STORY AGAIN
Summary The Titan Atlas has led a failed rebellion against the gods of Olympus and is condemned to bear the weight of the earth and the heavens for eternity. Jeanette Winterson brings Atlas' story into the twenty-first century, with thorny questions about the nature of choice and coercion and about how we forge our own destiny
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Subject Atlas (Greek deity) -- Fiction
Heracles (Greek mythological character) -- Fiction
SUBJECT Heracles (Greek mythological character) fast
Atlas (Greek deity) fast
Genre/Form Fiction
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781921834592
1921834595