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Classical mythology : images and insights

Classical mythology : images and insights

Author: Stephen L Harris; Gloria Platzner
Publisher: New York McGraw-Hill 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats

Classical Mythology: Images and Insights


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Harris; Gloria Platzner
ISBN: 9780073407524 0073407526
OCLC Number: 837849490
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 1029 - 1039
Description: XX, 1068, [12] Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Preface PART ONE The Nature and Function of Myth CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Greek Myth CHAPTER 2 Ways of Interpreting Myth PART TWO Epic Myths and the Heroic Quest CHAPTER 3 In the Beginning: Hesiod's Creation Story CHAPTER 4 Alienation of the Human and Divine: Prometheus, Fire, and Pandora CHAPTER 5 The Divine Woman in Greek Mythology CHAPTER 6 The Olympian Family of Zeus: Sharing Rule of the Universe CHAPTER 7 In Touch with the Gods: Apollo's Oracle at Delphi CHAPTER 8 Dionysus: Rooted in Earth and Ecstasy CHAPTER 9 Land of No Return: The Gloomy Kingdom of Hades CHAPTER 10 Heroes of Myth: Man Divided Against Himself CHAPTER 11 Heroines of Myth: Women in Many Roles CHAPTER 12 Heroes at War: The Troy Saga CHAPTER 13 A Different Kind of Hero: The Quest of Odysseus PART THREE Tragic Heroes and Heroines CHAPTER 14 Myth and the Tragic Vision in the Theater of Dionysus: Euripides' Bacchae CHAPTER 15 The House of Atreus: Aeschylus's Oresteia CHAPTER 16 The Tragic House of Laius: Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle CHAPTER 17 A Different Perspective on Tragedy: Euripides' Medea PART FOUR The World of Roman Myth CHAPTER 18 The Roman Vision: Greek Myths and Roman Realities CHAPTER 19 Virgil's Roman Epic: The Aeneid CHAPTER 20 The Retelling of Greek Myths: Ovid's Metamorphosis PART FIVE The Western World's Transformations of Myth CHAPTER 21 The Persistence of MythGlossary Selected Bibliography Credits Index
Responsibility: Stephen L. Harris, Gloria Platzner


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