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Myth

A Biography of Belief

Myth( )
Author: Leeming, David A.
ISBN:978-0-19-514288-4
Publication Date:Nov 2001
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Joseph Campbell wrote that mythology is "the wonderful song of the soul's high adventure." In Myth, David Leeming considers the role this "wonderful song" has to play in a world increasingly dependent on scientific and technical information.Exploring classic works such as the Song of Songs, the Tao Te Ching, the Rg Veda, the New Testament, and the Indonesian myth of Hainuwele, Myth reveals the cultural energies that ancient "mythmakers" sought to corral in their creations. Leeming...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.1 x 6.8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds



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