Der Mythos als Zeugnis des Fremden
Mythostheorie und englische Literatur im Zeichen mythologischer Alterität
[Documents of Otherness: Forms and Functions of Myth in Theory and Literature]
Aims and Scope
European cultural and literary history has long demonstrated a passion for myth. Among other things, myth is a sign of otherness, as demonstrated by this study, which explores numerous theories of myth and literary texts. The study identifies a common thread that runs through diverse conceptions of myth while suggesting a surprising explanation for the seemingly ineluctable persistence of myth and the mythical.
- x, 288 pages
- Type of Publication:
- Myth; myth in literature; reception of myth