An analysis of the Taoist elements woven in the five myths presented in the novel The Left Hand of Darkness, examining how philosophical principles such as yin-yang and wu wei (non-action or inaction) inform all myths, their themes, and their representation of Gethenian moral and spiritual conflicts.
Filho, Derance A. Rolim
"The Taoist Myths of Winter: Mythopoesis in The Left Hand of Darkness,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 39
, Article 3.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol39/iss2/3
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