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The Road to Delphi free pdf Cultures of all epochs have consulted oracles in times of need. This fascinating exploration of the enduring popularity of oracles examines how they are interpreted and why. Taking examples from literature and history, from the oracles at Delphi to those in "Macbeth," and further still to the works of Kafka and Bob Dylan, and even in the film "The Matrix," Wood combines storytelling and commentary to provide a lively account of humanity's persistent faith in signs, which continues to exert an important influence on the course of civilization.

About Michael Wood

Michael Wood is Charles Barnwell Straut Professor of English at Princeton University. He is the author of three previous books, most recently" The Magician's Doubts," an acclaimed analysis of Nabokov's works. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Author : Michael Wood
Publisher : Picador USA
Data Published : 01 July 2004
ISBN : 0312423071
EAN : 9780312423070
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 271 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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