Eric Csapo, Theories of Mythology. Blackwell, Oxford, , pp. xiii + , ISBN Eric Csapo, Theories of Mythology. Blackwell, Oxford, , pp. xiii + PDF | On Aug 20, , Carole M Cusack and others published Eric Csapo, Theories of Mythology. Blackwell, Oxford, , pp. xiii + , ISBN Eric Csapo. Eric Csapo. Theories of Mythology. Ancient Cultures. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, Pp. xiii, $ (hb.). ISBN ; $ (pb.).

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Supplies readers with the theoretical tools for imitating each method. This image is far better suited to Csapo’s luminous guide through a forest difficult to see for the trees.

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I recommend it to anyone looking for an intellectually engaging overview of theories of interpretation of myth. While Csapo’s study is aimed at wric general audience it is part of Blackwell’s “Ancient Culture” series which surveys key themes from antiquityit also offers much to a specialized audience.

Table of contents Reviews Features List of Figures. Psychoanalysis to Myth Analysis.

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Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. A Little Further Reading. Featuring an extensive 40 page tutorial introduction, this carefully compiled anthology of 65 of the Csapo’s aim is to provide an introduction to the major modern schools eri mythic interpretation, rather than to all of the theorists associated with each school, and his coverage is necessarily selective.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Table of Contents List of Figures. For example, chapter 2 provides a good general overview of psychoanalysis for the nonspecialist, while chapter 5 contains a clear and readable, and even jargon-free, introduction to Saussurean linguistics.

Chapter 3 examines the contribution of psychological studies of the unconscious to the interpretation of myth, focusing on Freud. Walter Burkert and Biosociology. Jane Harrison and Ritualism. Psychoanalysis to Myth Analysis. Covers comparative approaches, psychoanalysis, ritual theories of myth, structuralism, and ideological analysis.


Conscious of his nonspecialist audience, he consistently and clearly provides all necessary background.

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A Study in and of Comparison. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. It is also an excellent resource for anyone interested in the academic study of myth.

Introduces the major theories of myth from the nineteenth century to the mytholoyy day. Features detailed exemplary readings of familiar myths. Fowler, University of Bristol “An integrated, historical, broad-based, wide-ranging general study of the interpretation of myth that covers all the major schools and shows how they relate to one another, grow out of one another and are still interesting today.

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A Little Further Reading. Saussure and Structural Linguistics.