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Sun King mythology I: vegetation ceremonies, blood sacrifice, holy grail

Not only the title, but the plan and a good deal of the incidental symbolism of the poem were suggested by Miss Jessie L. Weston’s book on the Grail legend: …

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Day 23 The Fisher King - Read the signs


There are various versions of the Fisher King. The one that I came across talks of a procession that is held every night at the King’s castle. 280 more words


The Fisher King

I recently watched my favorite Robin Williams’ film, The Fisher King.  Watching it, I am reminded of the fluidity of meaning in film, not just as cultural mythologies change, but as the literal histories involved with the film change too.  73 more words