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From the archives

Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Mythological Meltdown

Why we need to get back to the basics—and bases—of western civilization.

W. J. Keith

Biblical and Classical Myths: The Mythological Framework of Western Culture

Northrop Frye and Jay Macpherson

University of Toronto Press

471 pages, hardcover

ISBN: 0802039278

W.J. Keith is a professor emeritus of English at the University of Toronto. His publications include Canadian Literature in English (1985, 2006) and Canadian Odyssey: A Reading of Hugh Hood’s “The New Age/Le nouveau siècle” (2002).