Routledge Library Editions: Myth

  • Martin Buber on Myth (RLE Myth)

    An Introduction

    By S. Daniel Breslauer

    This book, first published in 1990, summarizes and evaluates the contribution of Martin Buber as a theorist of myth. Buber provides explicit guidelines for understanding and evaluating myths. He describes reality as twofold: people live either in a world of things, to which they relate as a subject…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
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  • The Methods of the Gernet Classicists (RLE Myth)

    The Structuralists on Myth

    By Roland A. Champagne

    The Gernet Centre was founded as a place where the structural method could be applied to the classics. ‘Structuralists’ attribute the survival, origin and function of myths to common crosscultural factors they identify as ‘structures’. As this book, first published as The Structuralists on Myth in…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
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  • The War of the Gods (RLE Myth)

    The Social Code in Indo-European Mythology

    By Jarich G. Oosten

    This structural analysis of myth, first published in 1985, focuses on social and political problems of Indo-European mythology. Dr Jarich Oosten tells how the ancient Indo-European gods competed for supreme power and the exclusive possession of the sacred potion of wisdom and immortality. In…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
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  • Uses of Comparative Mythology (RLE Myth)

    Essays on the Work of Joseph Campbell

    Edited by Kenneth L. Golden

    This collection, first published in 1992, offers critical-interpretive essays on various aspects of the work of Joseph Campbell (1904-1987), one of a very few international experts on myth. Joseph Campbell examines myths and mythologies from a comparative point of view, and he stresses those…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
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  • Routledge Library Editions: Myth

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Myth reissues four out-of-print classics that touch on various aspects of mythology. One book looks at the work of Martin Buber on myth, and another on the school of Gernet classicists. Another book studies comparative mythology and the work of Joseph Campbell, and the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Myth