William G. Doty's Mythography: The Study of Myths and Rituals PDF

By William G. Doty

This re-creation of William Doty's significantly acclaimed research offers a finished guidebook to the various faculties of interpretation during this burgeoning box.

William Doty's well known textual content has been hailed because the such a lot finished paintings of its style. greatly rewritten and fully restructured, the recent variation presents additional intensity and standpoint and is much more obtainable to scholars of fantasy. It contains elevated assurance of postmodern and poststructuralist views, the Gernet heart, mythic iconography, neo-Jungian methods, and cultural reports, and it summarizes what's new within the research of Greek fable, iconography, French classical scholarship, and formality experiences. It additionally contains a entire index of names and subject matters, a thesaurus, an up to date annotated bibliography, and a consultant to fable on the web.

Presenting all significant fable theorists from antiquity to the current, Mythography is an encyclopedic paintings that provides a cross-disciplinary method of the research of fantasy. through reflecting the dramatic bring up in curiosity in delusion between either students and normal readers considering the fact that booklet of the 1st version, it is still a key examine of recent methods to fable and an important consultant to the wealth of mythographic learn to be had at the present time.

William G. Doty is Professor of Humanities and non secular reports on the collage of Alabama and editor of Mythosphere: A magazine for photograph, fable, and Symbol.

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