Myth : a very short introduction (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
New WorldCat.org coming soon
Myth : a very short introduction
Checking...

Myth : a very short introduction

Author: Robert Alan Segal
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Very short introductions, 111.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This work is not about myths, but about approaches to myth, from all of the major disciplines, including science, religion, philosophy, literature, and psychology. The fate of the preternaturally beautiful Adonis is one of the main fables upon which Segal focuses.
Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Mythology
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Segal, Robert Alan.
Myth.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)99942382
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alan Segal
ISBN: 0192803476 9780192803474
OCLC Number: 56585421
Description: 163 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Introduction: theories of myth --
Myth and science --
Myth and philosophy --
Myth and religion --
Myth and ritual --
Myth and literature --
Myth and psychology --
Myth and structure --
Myth and society --
Conclusion: the future of the study of myth.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 111.
Responsibility: Robert A. Segal.
More information:

Abstract:

Deals with the approaches to myth, from almost all the major disciplines, including science, religion, philosophy, literature, and psychology. Presenting a survey of the theorizing on myth, this book  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The book provides a clear and insightful introduction to all the central theorists of myth...Robert Segal achieves a great deal in this short 150 page introduction to myth. It is a concise without Read more...

 
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(14)

User lists with this item (5)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.