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  1. The War of the Gods (RLE Myth)

    The Social Code in Indo-European Mythology

    By Jarich G. Oosten

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Myth

    This structural analysis of myth, first published in 1985, focuses on social and political problems of Indo-European mythology. Dr Jarich Oosten tells how the ancient Indo-European gods competed for supreme power and the exclusive possession of the sacred potion of wisdom and immortality. In...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Uses of Comparative Mythology (RLE Myth)

    Essays on the Work of Joseph Campbell

    Edited by Kenneth L. Golden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Myth

    This collection, first published in 1992, offers critical-interpretive essays on various aspects of the work of Joseph Campbell (1904-1987), one of a very few international experts on myth. Joseph Campbell examines myths and mythologies from a comparative point of view, and he stresses those...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation

    Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

    By Layla AbdelRahim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation,...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: Myth

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Myth

    Routledge Library Editions: Myth reissues four out-of-print classics that touch on various aspects of mythology. One book looks at the work of Martin Buber on myth, and another on the school of Gernet classicists. Another book studies comparative mythology and the work of Joseph Campbell, and the...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Comic Alphabets

    Their Origin, Development, Nature

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1961, this book explores the form of the comic alphabet. Whether through poems, prose or phonetics, the alphabet has become a way in which mankind has taken pleasure in playing with words and phrases. Indeed, approaches can vary significantly from the almost moronically humorous...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The World of Words

    An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics....

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A Dictionary of the Underworld

    British and American

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Introduction to Proust

    His Life, His Circle and His Work

    By Derrick Leon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1940, provides an introduction to the life and work of the French novelist, critic, and essayist Marcel Proust, who is considered by many to be one of the greatest authors of all time. This book will be of interest to students of literature....

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Linguistica

    Selected Papers in English, French and German

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, first published in 1933, brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen’s papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen’s development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Letters to a Friend

    By Rabindranath Tagore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1928, is a collection of letters from the Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore to C. F. Andrews. The letters have been divided into several chapters, accompanied by introductory notes by Andrews, and provide the reader with an expression of Tagore’s anxiety about...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge