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Ritual, myth, and the modernist text : the influence of Jane Ellen Harrison on Joyce, Eliot, and Woolf

Author: Martha Celeste Carpentier
Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands : Gordon and Breach, ©1998.
Series: Library of anthropology, 12.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The predominance of Hellenic maternal archetypes in the writings of James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and Virginia Woolf, may be traced back to anthropologist Jane Harrison. This text discusses Harrison's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: T S Eliot; Virginia Woolf; James Joyce; Jane Ellen Harrison; James Joyce; T S Eliot; Virginia Woolf; Jane Ellen Harrison; James Joyce; Virginia Woolf; Thomas S Eliot; Jane Ellen Harrison; T S Eliot; Jane Ellen Harrison; James Joyce; Virginia Woolf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Celeste Carpentier
ISBN: 9057005174 9789057005176 9057005182 9789057005183
OCLC Number: 40687027
Description: 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The "Anthropological Method" of Myth Interpretation / E. B. Tylor and Andrew Lang --
3. Myth and Magic: Frazer, Harrison, and the "Ritual Theory" --
4. Eleusis at Ithaca: Mother, Maid, and Witch in James Joyce's Ulysses --
5. Sweeney and the Matricidal Dance: The Evolution of T.S. Eliot's Drama --
6. Orestes in the Drawing-Room: Mother, Maid, and Witch in T.S. Eliot's The Family Reunion --
7. Themis in To the Lighthouse / Jane Ellen Harrison and Virginia Woolf.
Series Title: Library of anthropology, 12.
Responsibility: Martha C. Carpentier.
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