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Theorists of Myth

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  1. Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

    By Angus Nicholls

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This is the first book-length critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Myth

    By Daniel Merkur

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This book surveys the history of psychoanalytic treatments of myths variously as symptoms of psychopathology, as cultural defense mechanisms, and as metaphoric expressions of ideas that may include therapeutic insights....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Kenneth Burke on Myth

    An Introduction

    By Lawrence Coupe

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    Kenneth Burke--rhetorician, philosopher, linguist, sociologist, literary and music critic, crank--was one of the foremost theorists of literary form. He did not fit tidily into any philosophical school, nor was he reducible to any simple set of principles or ideas. He published widely, and is...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Myth and Ritual School

    J.G. Frazer and the Cambridge Ritualists

    By Robert Ackerman

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 16th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Myth and Religion in Mircea Eliade

    By Douglas Allen

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This multidisciplinary study is the first book devoted entirely to the critical interpretation of the writings of Mircea Eliade on myth. One of the most popular and influential historians and theorists of myth, Eliade argued that all myth is religious. Douglas Allen critically interprets Eliade's...

    Published April 26th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Rene Girard and Myth

    An Introduction

    By Richard Golsan

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Jung and the Jungians on Myth

    By Steven Walker

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  8. Political Myth

    By Christopher Flood

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge

  9. Northrop Frye on Myth

    By Ford Russell

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    Nortrop Frye differed from other theorists of myth in tracing all of the major literary genres--romance, comedy, satire, not just tragedy--to myth and ritual. This volume is the most thorough presentation of his thinking on the subject....

    Published August 29th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Poetics of Myth

    By Eleazar M. Meletinsky

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    'Serious students will savor Meletinsky's rich and complex book. The opening section alone is valuable for its erudite examination of modern theory about myth, with special attention to Levi-Strauss and the structuralists. Meletinsky grasps the essentials of theories he discusses and makes clear...

    Published July 27th 2000 by Routledge

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