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The Helmet of Horror

The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur (Myths, The)

by Viktor Olegovich Pelevin

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Published by Canongate U.S. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology,
  • Russian Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Fiction / Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAndrew Bromfield (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8923850M
    ISBN 10184195912X
    ISBN 109781841959122
    OCLC/WorldCa191034346

      The Helmet of Horror by Victor Pelevin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). The Helmet of Horror | Victor Pelevin, the iconoclastic and wildly interesting contemporary Russian novelist who The New Yorker named one of the Best European Writers Un upends any conventional notions of what mythology must be with his unique take on the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur.

    The Helmet of Horror is structured according to the way we communicate in the twenty-first century—using the Internet—yet instilled with the figures and narratives of classical mythology. It is a labyrinthine examination of epistemological uncertainty that radically reinvents this myth for an age where information is abundant but knowledge. Find books like The Helmet of Horror: The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The.

    The Helmet of Horror is Victor Pelevin's Gothic-titled riff on the story of the Minotaur, commissioned for Canongate's series of ancient myths updated for . And instead of a head he has the helmet of horror? Ariadne Yes. Nutscracker But then that means the helmet of horror appears in the separator labyrinth, which is located inside the helmet itself? Ariadne Yes, it does. Nutscracker But the helmet has to be bigger than one of its parts. How can it be located inside one of its own components? Ariadne.


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It is a labyrinthine examination of epistemological uncertainty that radically reinvents the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur for an age where information /5(2). The Helmet of Horror is structured according to the internet exchanges of the twenty-first century, yet instilled with the figures and narratives of classical mythology.

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The Helmet of Horror is structured according to the way we communicate in the twenty-first century - using the Internet - yet instilled with the figures and narratives of classical mythology. It is a labyrinthine examination of epistemological uncertainty that radically reinvents this myth for an age where information is abundant but knowledge.

About The Book. Celebrated Russian novelist Victor Pelevin creates a mesmerizing world where the surreal and the hyperreal collide.

The Helmet of Horror, a radical retelling of the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, is set in an Internet chat room. The iconoclastic and wildly interesting contemporary Russian novelist whom The New Yorker named one of the Best European.

Borges, who made the figure of the labyrinth peculiarly his own, explicitly incorporates Berkeley into his tale of an imagined universe supplanting the real one, "Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius", and it is Borges who supplies both the epigraph and the governing set of ideas to Victor Pelevin's new novel, The Helmet of Horror.

The Helmet Of Horror by Victor Pelevin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Labyrinth 1 is an intricate structure of intercommunicating passages, through which it is difficult to find one’s way without a clue; a maze.

They have never met, they have been assigned strange pseudonyms, they inhabit identical rooms, which open out onto very different landscapes, and they have entered into a dialogue, which they cannot escape. Victor Pelevin - The Helmet of Horror Series.

(Fantasy, Horror) Victor Pelevin, the iconoclastic and wildly interesting contemporary Russian novelist who /5(16). The Helmet of Horror is structured according to the way we communicate in the 21st century - using the Internet - yet instilled with the figures and narratives of classical mythology.

It is a labyrinthine examination of epistemological uncertainty that radically reinvents the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur for an age where information is abundant but knowledge.

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The helmet of horror fractionates the one thing that is, into the multitude of things that are not. But since the helmet of horror is in no way the one thing that is, it is also one of the multitude of things that are not. The classical myth is reinterpreted with black-comic brio in this odd new novel from the internationally acclaimed Russian author (The Life of Insects,etc.).Marketed as “Mythology” (and part of Canongate’s ongoing series “The Myths”), it’s a computer-age consideration of the meanings incarnated in the Greek adventurer Theseus, the monstrous (half-man, half-bull).

In The Helmet of Horror, the fourth title in the Canongate series, Ariadne's thread is picked up by seven other disembodied characters and their conversations make up the narrative. They have user names like Organizm (-: and Monstradamus.

Each is alone with a computer screen in a small, bare : Killian Fox. Yes. The diagram was called 'the helmet of horror' - it was written in big letters above the drawing. But the dwarf repeated very insistently several times that it wasn't any kind of hat or apparatus, but precisely a mind, although everything about it looked like a drawing of some machine.

The main body of the machine was shaped like a helmet/5(16). The Helmet of Horror: The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur Victor Pelevin, Author, Andrew Bromfield, Translator, trans.

from the Russian by Andrew. Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears.

The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in Rating: % positive.The Helmet of Horror is structured according to the internet exchanges of the twenty-first century, yet instilled with the figures and narratives of classical mythology.

It is a labyrinthine examination of epistemological uncertainty that radically reinvents the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur for an age where information is abundant but /5(5).Editions for The Helmet of Horror: The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in