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The myth. Comparative mythology

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  • Mythographyby William G. Doty

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 39.95

    This new edition of William Doty's critically acclaimed study provides a comprehensive guidebook to the many schools of interpretation in this burgeoning field. William Doty's popular text has been hailed as the most comprehensive work of its kind. Extensively rewritten and completely restructured, the new edition provides further depth and... more...

  • Chaos, Angst und Ordnungby Jürgen Kriz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 20.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Jede Ordnung in unserem Leben müssen wir dem allumfassenden Chaos abringen. Die moderne Systemforschung belegt, was schon die alten Weisheitslehren wussten: Wir leben in einer Welt, die als ein einziger komplexer, chaotischer Prozess begriffen werden muss. Der ständige Kampf darum, das Chaos zu verbannen, führt allzu oft zu Zwangsstrukturen,... more...

  • Handbuch der Mythologieby Christoph Jamme; Stefan Matuschek; Thomas Bargatzky; Siglinde Dietz; Manuel Baumbach; Hans-Werner Fischer-Elfert; Kai Brodersen; Irsi Gareis; Manfred Krebernik; Ylva Monschein; Thomas Oberlies

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 44.76

    Ob Prometheus, Romulus, Freya oder der Gelbe Kaiser: Die Mythen der Welt sind von beeindruckender Vielfalt. Sie prägen unser kulturelles Gedächtnis und beeinflussen die Wahrnehmung fremder Länder und Gebräuche. Dieses Handbuch macht mit der Mythologie der einflussreichsten Kulturen bekannt. Neben der griechisch-römischen und der germanischen Mythologie... more...

  • The Modern Construction of Mythby Andrew Von Hendy

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 31.95

    "... one of the richest, clearest, and acutest surveys to date of the course of theorizing about myth from the eighteenth century on. I know of no more useful volume on the topic. Despite the postmodern connotations of the title, Von Hendy is writing not to expose the concept of myth but simply to show... more...

  • A Handbook of Greek Mythologyby H. J. Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 1964. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Faces of the Goddessby Lotte Motz

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 54.99

    Many contemporary feminists believe that early humans worshipped a nurturing Mother Goddess, who was displaced by autocratic male deities. This book examines the maternal deities of various cultures and religions but finds no signs of a common origin for a primordial "Great Mother." more...

  • Eyewitness Companions: Mythologyby Philip Wilkinson; Neil Philip

    DK Publishing 2007; US$ 25.00

    Originally told to explain the mysteries of the world?such as creation, divine will, fertility, death, and love?myths are a major part of many cultures throughout the world, and each area has its own myths. Organized by geographic region, each myth is placed within the civilization?s history and context. The key elements of world mythology, such as... more...

  • Mythby Robert A. Segal

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 9.99

    This book is not about myths, but about approaches to myth, from all of the major disciplines, including science, religion, philosophy, literature, and psychology. A survey of the past 300 years of theorizing on myth, this book takes into account the work of such prominent thinkers as Albert Camus, Claude L--eacute--;vi-Strauss, Roland Barthes, C.... more...

  • A Dictionary of Celtic Mythologyby James MacKillop

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 14.95

    List of Abbreviations. Introduction. Pronunciation Guide. How to Use This Book. Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Select Bibliography. Subject Index more...

  • Myths & Legendsby Philip Wilkinson

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 25.00

    Explore the world's great myths and legends, brought to life in this enthralling retelling of age-old stories passed down from generation to generation From the heroes of Ancient Greece to The Dreaming of Australian aborigines, here are the myths that, thousands of years after they were first told, are still relevant today. Unravel... more...