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The mythic dream

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First Saga Press hardcover edition.

Publication Information

New York, New York : Saga Press, 2019.

Physical Description

xiii, 348 pages ; 24 cm


"Madeleine L'Engle once said, 'When we lose our myths we lose our place in the universe'. The Mythic Dream gathers together eighteen stories that reclaim the myths that shaped our collective past, and use them to explore our present and future. From Hades and Persephone to Kali, from Loki to Inanna, this anthology explores retellings of myths across cultures and civilizations."--Provided by publisher.


  • Phantoms of the Midway (Hades and Persephone) / by Seanan McGuire
  • The justified (Hathor and the destruction of mankind) / by Anne Leckie
  • Fisher-bird (The labors of Hercules) / T. Kingfisher
  • A brief lesson in Native American astronomy (Deer hunter and White Corn Maiden) / by Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Bridge of crows (The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl) / by JY Yang
  • Labbatu takes command of the flagship Heaven Dwells Within (Inanna takes command of heaven/Inanna & Enki)
  • Wild to covet (Thetis) / by Sarah Gailey
  • ¡Cuidado! ¡Que viene el coco! (El Coco) / by Carlos Hernandez
  • He fell howling (Lycaon) / by Stephen Graham Jones
  • Curses like words, like feathers, like stones (The children of Lir) / by Kat Howard
  • Across the river (The legend of Akdamot/the legend of Rabbi Meir and the Sambatyon) / by Leah Cypess
  • Sisyphus in Elysium (Sisyphus) / by Jeffrey Ford
  • Kali_Na (Kali) / by Indrapramit Das
  • Live stream (Artemis and Acteon) / by Alyssa Wong
  • Close enough for Jazz (Idunn and her golden apples) / by John Chu
  • Buried deep (Ariadne and the Minotaur) / by Naomi Novik
  • The things Eric eats before he eats himself (Erysichthon) / by Carmen Maria Machado
  • Florilegia; or, Some lies about flowers (Blodeuwedd) / by Amal El-Mohtar.

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