Journey to the Sea

an online magazine devoted to the study of myth

Articles Tagged ‘Underworld’

The Land of the Dead in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea

By Laura Gibbs • Jul 1st, 2009 • Issue 12

Laura begins her series looking at the land of the dead in works of modern fantasy, exploring its geography, its connection to the land of the living, and its significance in Earthsea. Article »

Orpheus’s Descent to Hades

By Randy Hoyt • Jul 1st, 2009 • Issue 12

Randy looks at a sculpture of Orpheus and different versions of his story from antiquity, considering the connection between a work of art and its narrative when viewers might know a different version of the story then the artist. Article »