The World of Myth

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  • Author : David Adams Leeming
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 380 pages
  • ISBN : 0195074750
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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The World of Myth

The World of Myth
  • Author : David Adams Leeming
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 December 1990
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Examines the universal themes of myths from cultures ranging from ancient Egypt and Greece to Christianity and modern science, analyzing how different cultures and societies have addressed fundamental human concerns and experiences.

The World of Myth

The World of Myth
  • Author : David Adams Leeming
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 December 2022
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An anthology of myths ranging from ancient Egypt and Greece to the Polynesian Islands and modern science.

World Myths and Legends

World Myths and Legends
  • Author : Kathy Ceceri
  • Publisher : Nomad Press
  • Release : 01 March 2010
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All societies have their own myths and legends, but they're much more than just stories. Myths and legends tell us about a people’s history, science, and cultural values—the things they knew, the things they believed, and the things they felt were important. World Myths and Legends retells tales from the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. From the Greek myths to ancient epics like Gilgamesh and the trickster tales of Anansi the Spider, it helps

New World Myth

New World Myth
  • Author : Marie Vautier
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 01 December 1998
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In this comparative study of six Canadian novels Marie Vautier examines reworkings of myth in the postcolonial context. While myths are frequently used in literature as transhistorical master narratives, she argues that these novels destabilize the traditional function of myth in their self-conscious reexamination of historical events from a postcolonial perspective. Through detailed readings of François Barcelo's La Tribu, George Bowering's Burning Water, Jacques Godbout's Les Têtes à Papineau, Joy Kogawa's Obasan, Jovette Marchessault's Comme une enfant de la

Creation Myths of the World Parts I II

Creation Myths of the World  Parts I II
  • Author : David Adams Leeming
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 01 December 2022
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Nearly every belief system in every part of the world has its own distinctive answers to how the world was created, often taking the form of a story or myth. These narratives offer insight into a culture's values, its world view, and its interpretations of the relationship between the individual, society, and the divine.

World Myth or History

World Myth or History
  • Author : J.G. Cheock
  • Publisher : J.G. Cheock
  • Release : 02 October 2017
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World myth deciphered and organized into a coherent story of our past. It is almost impossible to read world mythology without noticing common threads and patterns that seem to paint a bigger picture. A story told by our ancient ancestors for future generations to remember and learn. What if the eyewitnesses to past events were taken seriously? What if we listen to their stories with unbiased ears, free of assumptions? What if their stories were backed up by scientific discoveries?

Myth

Myth
  • Author : Robert Ellwood
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 01 January 2008
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An accessible introduction to the complex topic of Myth. Ellwood examines theories, meanings and interpretations, all of which are structured around a typical programme of study.

Myths of the World

Myths of the World
  • Author : Tony Allan
  • Publisher : Duncan Baird Pub
  • Release : 01 December 2022
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Organized by region into eighteen cultures, gathers more than 240 stories from countries around the world, prefaced by an introduction examining the meaning of mythology.

World of Myths

World of Myths
  • Author : Marina Warner,Felipe Fernández-Armesto
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 01 November 2003
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A compilation of myths from cultures around the world which have been translated from their original languages.

Great Myths of the World

Great Myths of the World
  • Author : Padraic Colum
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release : 10 August 2005
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A collection of tales from ancient myth and legend. Isis and Osiris, Gilgamesh, Hercules, Pandora, Quetzalcoatl, and other larger-than-life figures populate these pages in a wonderful treasury for all ages.

Mythology

Mythology
  • Author : C. Scott Littleton
  • Publisher : Duncan Baird
  • Release : 01 September 2004
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Myths are the timeless expression of the imagination born out of the need to make sense of the universe. Moving across the centuries, they resonate with our deepest feelings about the fragility and grandeur of existence. Mythology is a comprehensive, richly illustrated survey of the mythic imagination in all its forms around the world, from the odysseys, quests and battles of ancient Greece and Rome to the living beliefs of indigenous cultures in the Americas, Africa and Oceania. Looking at

Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology

Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Author : R. Jon McGee,Richard L. Warms
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 28 August 2013
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Social and cultural anthropology and archaeology are rich subjects with deep connections in the social and physical sciences. Over the past 150 years, the subject matter and different theoretical perspectives have expanded so greatly that no single individual can command all of it. Consequently, both advanced students and professionals may be confronted with theoretical positions and names of theorists with whom they are only partially familiar, if they have heard of them at all. Students, in particular, are likely to turn