Twentieth Century Mythologies: Dumaezil, Laevi-Strauss, Eliade

Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the...

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Main Author: Dubuisson, Daniel (Author)
Other Authors: Cunningham, Martha (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Hoboken Taylor and Francis 2014
Further subjects:B Dumézil, Georges ; 1898-1986
B Myth ; History ; 20th century
B Electronic books
B Lévi-Strauss, Claude
B Eliade, Mircea ; 1907-1986
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Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted Indo-Europeanist Georges Dumezil, the structuralist anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss, and the historian of religions Mircea Eliade. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' is an indispensable resource for scholars of religion and myth and for all those interested in the history of ideas
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ISBN:1845530209