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Humanity's End As A New Beginning

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HUMANITY’S END AS A NEW BEGINNING

World Disasters in Myths

MINEKE SCHIPPER, Essay and Selected Myths

YURIKO FUJITA YAMAGUCHI, Art

‘A work of shared fate and hope’

Long before scholars started wondering and worrying about The End, storytellers provided their own answers in myths. How long?will?people?be?allowed to?continue?handling the earth and their fellow men without respect, before the gods are going to intervene? And what will happen?to us humans? Will fire from heaven set our earth ablaze? Will a pandemic break out? Or will we all be drowned?

This book by Mineke Schipper, inspired Yuriko Yamaguchi to create a series of art works depicting both the growing despair and the ultimate hope conveyed by these thrilling stories from all over the globe. A book about our worrisome world with encouraging echoes of hope.

Dr Mineke Schipper is Emeritus Professor of Intercultural Studies at Leiden University of and the author of academic books, literary essays and novels, including Never Marry a Woman with Big Feet.?Proverbs about Women from Around the World, and Naked or Covered, A History of Dressing and Undressing Around the World.

Yuriko Yamaguchi is a Japanese-American artist and sculptor, residing in the US. Her works have been exhibited in the US, Japan and Europe. ‘I found my purpose in creating works that remind people that we are all connected in many overlapping webs (…) family origin, economic stressors, religious beliefs, nature, time, place and technology.’
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Genre
Geschiedenis & Politiek
Cultuur- en mentaliteitsgeschiedenis
Aantal pagina’s
148
Uitgeverij
Leporello Uitgevers
Eerste editie
22 maart 2021
Laatste editie
29 maart 2021
ISBN
9789079624997


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