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A companion to Greek mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone

Label
A companion to Greek mythology
Title
A companion to Greek mythology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL783
LC item number
.C66 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dowden, Ken
  • Livingstone, Niall
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Greece
Label
A companion to Greek mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [549]-603) and indexes
Contents
  • Approaching myth. 1. Thinking through myth, thinking myth through / Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone -- Part I. Establishing the canon. 2. Homer's use of myth / Françoise Létoublon -- 3. Telling the mythology : from Hesiod to the fifth century / Ken Dowden -- 4. Orphic mythology / Radcliffe G. Edmonds III -- Part II. Myth performed, myth believed. 5. Singing myth : Pindar / Ian Rutherford -- 6. Instructing myth : from Homer to the Sophists / Niall Livingstone -- 7. Acting myth : Athenian drama / Jean Alaux -- 8 Displaying myth : the visual arts / Susan Woodford -- 9. Platonic 'myths' / Penelope Murray -- 10. Myth in history / Alan Griffiths -- Part III. New traditions. 11. Myth and Hellenic identities / Fritz Graf -- 12. Names and places : myth in Alexandria / Anatole Mori -- 13. The myth of Rome / Matthew Fox -- 14. Displaying myth for Roman eyes / Zabra Newby -- 15. The myth that saves : mysteries and mysteriosophies / Ken Dowden -- 16. Myth and death : Roman mythological sarcophagi / Zabra Newby -- 17. Myth in Christian authors / Fritz Graf -- 18. The Indo-European Background to Greek Mythology / Nicholas J. Allen --
  • 19. Near eastern mythologies / Alasdair Livingstone and Birgit Haskamp -- 20. Levantine, Egyptian, and Greek mythological conceptions of the beyond / Nanno Marinatos and Nicolas Wyatt -- Part V. Interpretation. 21. Interpreting images : mysteries, mistakes, and misunderstandings / Susan Woodford -- 22. The myth of history : the case of Troy / Dieter Hertel -- 23. Women and myth / Sian Lewis -- 24. Mythology of the black land : Greek myths and Egyptian origins / Ian Rutherford -- 25. Psychoanalysis : the wellspring of myth? / Richard H. Armstrong -- 26. Initiation : the key to myth? / Ken Dowden -- 27. The semiotics and pragmatics of myth / Claude Calame, translated by Ken Dowden -- Part VI. Conspectus. 28. A brief history of the study of Greek mythology / Jan N. Bremmer
Control code
667213249
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvii, 643 p.
Isbn
9781405111782
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010041346
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)667213249
Label
A companion to Greek mythology, edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [549]-603) and indexes
Contents
  • Approaching myth. 1. Thinking through myth, thinking myth through / Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone -- Part I. Establishing the canon. 2. Homer's use of myth / Françoise Létoublon -- 3. Telling the mythology : from Hesiod to the fifth century / Ken Dowden -- 4. Orphic mythology / Radcliffe G. Edmonds III -- Part II. Myth performed, myth believed. 5. Singing myth : Pindar / Ian Rutherford -- 6. Instructing myth : from Homer to the Sophists / Niall Livingstone -- 7. Acting myth : Athenian drama / Jean Alaux -- 8 Displaying myth : the visual arts / Susan Woodford -- 9. Platonic 'myths' / Penelope Murray -- 10. Myth in history / Alan Griffiths -- Part III. New traditions. 11. Myth and Hellenic identities / Fritz Graf -- 12. Names and places : myth in Alexandria / Anatole Mori -- 13. The myth of Rome / Matthew Fox -- 14. Displaying myth for Roman eyes / Zabra Newby -- 15. The myth that saves : mysteries and mysteriosophies / Ken Dowden -- 16. Myth and death : Roman mythological sarcophagi / Zabra Newby -- 17. Myth in Christian authors / Fritz Graf -- 18. The Indo-European Background to Greek Mythology / Nicholas J. Allen --
  • 19. Near eastern mythologies / Alasdair Livingstone and Birgit Haskamp -- 20. Levantine, Egyptian, and Greek mythological conceptions of the beyond / Nanno Marinatos and Nicolas Wyatt -- Part V. Interpretation. 21. Interpreting images : mysteries, mistakes, and misunderstandings / Susan Woodford -- 22. The myth of history : the case of Troy / Dieter Hertel -- 23. Women and myth / Sian Lewis -- 24. Mythology of the black land : Greek myths and Egyptian origins / Ian Rutherford -- 25. Psychoanalysis : the wellspring of myth? / Richard H. Armstrong -- 26. Initiation : the key to myth? / Ken Dowden -- 27. The semiotics and pragmatics of myth / Claude Calame, translated by Ken Dowden -- Part VI. Conspectus. 28. A brief history of the study of Greek mythology / Jan N. Bremmer
Control code
667213249
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvii, 643 p.
Isbn
9781405111782
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010041346
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)667213249

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