Notes for a Mythology

Theory of Modes

Irony descends from the low mimetic: it begins in realism and dispassionate observation. But as it does so, it moves steadily towards myth, and dim outlines of sacrificial rituals and dying gods begin to reappear in it. Our five modes evidently go around in a circle…

Northrop Frye, Anatomy of Criticism

Volume One: Coherence (from Issues No.1 to 32, published June 2016 to August 2019)

Volume Two: Recursion (underway, starting with Issue No.36)