Shakespeare's Myths

This bibliography applies only to the myth studied in this entry. Full references to more general works on early modern mythology cited in the Analysis are to be found in the General Bibliography.

Andrews, Michael.  “Lear’s Wheel of Fire and Centaur Daughters”.  Renaissance Papers 1965-1966: 21-24.

Bate, JonathanShakespeare and Ovid.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993, 190-96.

Brunel, PierreL’évocation des morts et la descente aux enfers. Paris: SEDES, 1974.

Hardison, O. B., Jr.  “Myth and History in King Lear”.  Shakespeare Quarterly 26 (1975): 227-42.

Soellner, RolfKing Lear and the Magic of the Wheel”.  Shakespeare Quarterly 35.3 (1984): 274-289.

Young, Alan R.  “Fortune in Shakespeare’s King Lear”.  In Fortune: All Is But Fortune, ed. Leslie Thomson.  Washington D.C.: Folger Shakespeare Library, 2000: 57-67.


How to cite

Gaelle Ginestet.  “Ixion.”  2009.  In A Dictionary of Shakespeare’s Classical Mythology (2009-), ed. Yves Peyré.

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