Twentieth Century Mythologies: Dumaezil, Laevi-Strauss, Eliade

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Routledge, 5 dic. 2014 - 288 páginas
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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Foreword byProfessor Robert A Segal
History and comparative epistemology
Thefirstcomparative mythologies
Dumézil
Claude LéviStrauss orthe Mind
from overture tofinale
Thesemanticsof myth A Buddhist among
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TheEliadean conception of symbolism
Modern theories of myth and the history of Western
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