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The Flood myth

Author: Alan Dundes
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Études comparatives
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Dundes
ISBN: 0520059735 9780520059733 0520063538 9780520063532
OCLC Number: 15629162
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 452 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The flood (Genesis 6-9) --
The two flood stories in Genesis / Norman C. Habel --
The Chaldean account of the deluge / George Smith --
Some observations on the Assyro-Babylonian and Sumerian flood stories / Daniel Hämmerly-Dupuy --
The Atrahasis epic and its significance for our understanding of Genesis 1-9 / Tikva Frymer-Kensky --
The story of the flood in the light of comparative Semitic mythology / Eleanor Follansbee --
Stories of the creation and the flood / Leonard Woolley --
New light on Ovid's story of Philemon and Baucis / W.M. Calder --
The great flood / James George Frazer --
The principle of retribution in the flood and catastrophe myths / Hans Kelsen --
The flood myth as vesical dream / Géza Róheim --
The flood as male myth of creation / Alan Dundes --
An analysis of the deluge myth in Mesoamerica / Fernando Horcasitas --
Historical changes as reflected in South American Indian myths / Annamária Lammel --
Noah's ark revisited : on the myth-land connection in traditional Australian aboriginal thought / Erich Kolig --
Myth motifs in flood stories from the grassland of Cameroon / Emmi Kähler-Meyer --
The flood motif and the symbolism of rebirth in Filipino mythology / Francisco Demetrio --
The flood : three northern Kammu versions of the story of creation / Kristina Lindell, Jan-Ojvind Swahn, and Damrong Tayanin --
The deluge myth of the Bhils of central India / Wilhelm Koppers --
The Tamil flood myths and the Cankam legend / David Shulman --
Noah and the flood in Jewish legend / Louis Ginzberg --
The devil in the ark (AaTh825) / Francis Lee Utley --
Science and the universality of the flood / Don Cameron Allen --
Geology and orthodoxy : the case of Noah's flood in eighteenth-century thought / Rhoda Rappaport --
Charles Lyell and the Noachian deluge / James R. Moore --
Creationism : Genesis vs. geology / Stephen Jay Gould.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Dundes.

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