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Theories of Mythology (Eric Csapo) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9780631232483
Theories of Mythology (Eric Csapo) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9780631232483
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Title: Theories of Mythology

Author: Csapo, Eric

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2005

Paperback; ISBN: 9780631232483

Volumes: 1; Pages: 352

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Theories of Mythology provides students with both a history of theories of myth and a practical 'how-to' guide to interpreting myth, the most elementary form of narrative.* Both a history of theories of myth and a practical 'how-to' guide to interpreting myth.* Introduces the major theories of myth from the nineteenth century to the present day.* Covers comparative approaches, psychoanalysis, ritual theories of myth, structuralism, and ideological analysis.* Supplies readers with the theoretical tools for imitating each method.* Features detailed exemplary readings of familiar myths. ContentsFull ContentsPreface1. Introducing "Myth"2. Comparative Approaches:The Rise of the Comparative MethodMax Mller and Solar MythologyJames FrazerThe World According to Frazer: Problems and PresuppositionsThe Urmyth: A Study in and of ComparisonComparison of the Greek and Hittite Myths of the Divine Succession3. Psychology:Freud and the Discovery of the UnconsciousPsychoanalysis to Myth AnalysisFreud and AnthropologyFreud in his Social and Theoretical Context4. Ritual Theories:Social AnthropologyJane Harrison and RitualismWalter Burkert and BiosociologyBurkert's Homo Necans5. Structuralism:Saussure and Structural LinguisticsSyntagmatic StructuralismA Critique of Syntagmatic StructuralismParadigmatic StructuralismMediationTotal StructureTotalizing Structure6. Social Ideologies:Structure and IdeologyPoststructualisms, Postmodernism, and IdeologyDecrypting IdeologyAn Ideological Analysis of the Myth of HeraclesEpilogueBibliographyIndex
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