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Asian Mythologies (Yves Bonnefoy (ed) Wendy Doniger (trans)) Paperback Book, (University of Chicago Press, 1993) 9780226064567
Asian Mythologies (Yves Bonnefoy (ed) Wendy Doniger (trans)) Paperback Book, (University of Chicago Press, 1993) 9780226064567
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Title: Asian Mythologies

Author: Bonnefoy, Yves (ed) Wendy Doniger (trans)

Publisher: U of Chicago Press; Publication Date: 1993

Paperback; ISBN: 9780226064567

Volumes: 1; Pages: 400

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These 130 articles explore mythologies in societies from India to Japan. Among the many topics are Buddhist and Hindu symbolic systems, myth in pre-Islamic Iran, Indonesian rites of passage, Chinese cosmology and demons, and Japanese conceptions of the afterlife and the "vital spirit." The mythological traditions of Turkey, Korea, Tibet, and Mongolia are also included.ContentsPreface to the Paperback Edition, by Wendy DonigerPreface to the English Edition of the Complete Work, by Wendy DonigerPreface to the French Edition of the Complete Work, by Yves BonnefoyContributorsPart 1: Introduction: The Interpretation of MythologyPart 2: South Asia, Iran, and BuddhismPart 3: Southeast AsiaPart 4: East Asia and Inner AsiaIndex
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