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Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour - Mavor, Carol
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The sea, the sky, the veins of the hands, the earth itself when photographed from space; blue sometimes seems to overwhelm all the other shades of our world in its all-encompassing presence. Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour presents a series of explorations of the colour blue, echoing Roland Barthes' 'Mythologies' essays. The blues of Blue Mythologies include science, Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, Slavery, gender, sex, ornithology, the literary past, and contemporary film. The engaging and elegiac readings are ...

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Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour 2019, Reaktion Books

ISBN-13: 9781789140507

Trade paperback

Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour 2013, Reaktion Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781780230832

Hardcover