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The Poetics of Myth By Eleazar M. Meletinsky

The Poetics of Myth
by Eleazar M. Meletinsky

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'Meletinsky grasps the essentials of theories he discusses and makes clear distinctions between them Highly recommended for upper division undergraduates, graduate students and teachers/scholars of myth.' - Choice
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The Poetics of Myth by Eleazar M. Meletinsky

'Serious students will savor Meletinsky's rich and complex book. The opening section alone is valuable for its erudite examination of modern theory about myth, with special attention to Levi-Strauss and the structuralists. Meletinsky grasps the essentials of theories he discusses and makes clear distinctions between them Highly recommended for upper division undergraduates, graduate students and teachers/scholars of myth.' - Choice

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"Serious students will savor Meletinsky's rich and complex book. The opening section alone is valuable for its erudite examination of modern theory about myth, with special attention to Levi-Strauss and the structuralists. Meletinsky grasps the essentials of theories he discusses and makes clear distinctions between them...Highly recommended for upper division undergraduates, graduate students, and teachers/scholars of myth." -- Choice
"The Poetics of Myth merits attention for its claim that myth is always expanding: that stories told may always be retold, that a mythology received may also be renewed, that symbolic world-making is never quite complete." -- Religious Studies Review

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GOR007384641
The Poetics of Myth by Eleazar M. Meletinsky
Eleazar M. Meletinsky
Theorists of Myth
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2000-07-27
516
0415928982
9780415928984
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