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Mayer, Uwe

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]

Series:spectrum Literaturwissenschaft / spectrum Literature 60

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    Publication Date:
    December 2017
    ISBN
    978-3-11-052652-3
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    Overview

    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.

    Details

    x, 288 pages
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Myth; myth in literature; reception of myth

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