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- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 22.95
Laurence Coupe offers students a crucial overview of the evolution of 'myth', from the ancient Greek definitions to those of a range of contemporary thinkers. This introductory volume * provides an introduction to both the theory of myth and the making of myth * explores the uses made of the term 'myth' within the fields of literary criticism, anthropology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
Eight outstanding essays, from leading academics, deconstruct perennial problems of rationality, imagination and narrative to trace the influence of myth in our own beliefs, origins, and potential futures. Thinking Through Myths attempts to reconcile the opposed claims of pragmatism and beauty, calling for the acknowledgement of myths in everyday... more...
- Routledge 2004; US$ 165.00
This complex topic is explored through articles covering general concepts and ideas, major forms of ritual and festival, life cycle rites and specific rites and festivals such as Easter, Christmas, Passover, Ramadan and many more. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 31.95
This dictionary covers, in one volume, over 1,800 of the most important deities and demons from around the world. From classical Greek and Roman mythology to the gods of Eastern Europe and Mesopotamia, from Nordic giants to Islamic jinns and Egyptian monsters, it is packed with descriptions of the figures most worshipped and feared around the world... more...
- Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 18.00
The first time Helen Curry walked a labyrinth she was moved to tears and then "was filled with peace and possibilities." Here, she shares her years of experience with labyrinth meditation and shows how others can find serenity and guidance by adopting this increasingly popular practice. Unlike mazes, which force choices and can create fear and confusion,... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 45.00
Provides a comprehensive history of mythical animals, creatures, and monsters. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99
Discover the secrets of animal totems and their sacred, transformative powers. Among traditional Native Americans and other tribal peoples, totems are the enduring animal symbols that allow these peoples to explore the mysteries of life and the spirit world. from the graceful Antelope to the aggressive Cougarto the wise and peaceful Turtle, each... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 22.95
Laurence Coupe offers students a comprehensive overview of the development of myth, showing how mythic themes, structures and symbols persist in literature and entertainment today. This introductory volume: illustrates the relation between myth, culture and literature with discussions of poetry, fiction, film and popular song explores... more...