Interpretations of Greek mythology / edited by Jan Bremmer.

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  • Oxfordshire, England ; New York : Routledge 2014
Physical description
1 online resource (304 p.)
ISBN
  • 0-415-74452-0
  • 1-317-80023-0
  • 1-315-81300-9
  • 1-317-80024-9
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Other format: Also available online.
  • Originally published: [UK] : Croom Helm, 1987.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures and Table; Abbreviations; Preface; 1. What is a Greek Myth?; 2. Oriental and Greek Mythology: The Meeting of Parallels; 3. Oedipus and the Greek Oedipus Complex; 4. Wolves and Werewolves in Greek Thought; 5. Orpheus: A Poet Among Men; 6. Reflections, Echoes and Amorous Reciprocity: On Reading the Narcissus Story; 7. Greek Myth and Ritual: The Case of Kronos; 8. Spartan Genealogies: The Mythological Representation of a Spatial Organisation; 9. Myths of Early Athens
  • 10. Myth as History: The Previous Owners of the Delphic Oracle11. Three Approaches to Greek Mythography; 12. Greek Mythology: A Select Bibliography (1965 - 1989); Index
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  • Bibliography
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  • English

Summary

  • Interpretations of Greek Mythology, first published in1987, builds on the innovative work of Walter Burkert and the 'Paris school' of Jean-Pierre Vernant, and represents a renewal of interpretation of Greek mythology. The contributors to this volume present a variety of approaches to the Greek myths, all of which eschew a monolithic or exclusively structuralist hermeneutic method. Specifically, the notion that mythology can simply be read as a primitive mode of narrative history is rejected, with emphasis instead being placed on the relationships between mythology and history, ritu

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