Enchanted Forests: The Poetic Construction of a World Before Time by Boria Sax


“Put on your hiking boots and prepare for an adrenaline-fueled journey around the world with Sax as your expert guide. Make stops with Gilgamesh at the Cedar Forest of Lebanon, with Dante as he enters a dark forest, and with Joseph Conrad’s Marlow as he navigates his way down a river to the Congo. Behold Yggdrasil of Nordic mythologies, the Cosmic Tree that grows in Siberia, or the Waq Waq tree in medieval Arab belief systems. Beauty and wisdom flash out at us on every page of this captivating volume.” — Maria Tatar, author of The Heroine with 1001 Faces

Enchanted Forests: The Poetic Construction of a World Before Time 

London: Reaktion Books, 2023), ISBN –  978-1789147902.

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Enchanted Forests: The Poetic Construction of a World Before Time by Boria Sax


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