Myth and literature; contemporary theory and practice / edited by John B. Vickery.


Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1966] .

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Other Authors Vickery, John B.,
Subjects Literatur.
Myth in literature.
Mythos.
Description xii, 391 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-381).
Contents 1. The nature of myth: Myth, symbolism, and truth / David Bidney -- Bios and mythos: prolegomena to a science of mythology / Joseph Campbell -- Myth and folktale / Géza Róheim -- Myths and rituals: a general theory / Clyde Kluckhohn -- 2. Myth and literature: The ritual view of myth and the mythic / Stanley Edgar Hyman -- Notes on mythopoeia / Philip Wheelwright -- Notes on the study of myth / Richard Chase -- Myth and drama / Harold H. Watts -- The archetypes of literature / Northrop Frye -- The working novelist and the mythmaking process / Andrew Lytle -- The myth and the powerhouse / Philip Rahv -- The meaning of "myth" in modern criticism / Wallace W. Douglas -- Cultural anthropology and contemporary literary criticism / Haskell M. Block -- 3. Myth and criticism: [1.] Definitions and discriminations: "Myth" and the literary scruple / Francis Fergusson -- The myth and ritual approach to Shakespearean tragedy / Herbert Weisinger -- Initiatory motifs in the story of Telemachus / Charles W. Eckert -- Myth and medieval literature: Sir Gawain and the green knight / Charles Moorman -- [2.] The presence of myth: The archetypal pattern of death and rebirth in Milton's Lycidas / Richard P. Adams -- Big medicine in Moby Dick / Reginald L. Cook -- The myth of man: Joyce's Finnegans wake / Marvin Magalaner -- [3.] The imaginal design: Myth in The Blithedale romance / Peter B. Murray -- The red badge of courage as myth and symbol / John E. Hart -- Symbolism of the cyclical myth in Endymion / Robert Harrison -- [4.] The critical analogy: Mythic patterns in To the lighthouse / Joseph L. Blotner -- Nature myth in Faulkner's The bear / John Lydenberg -- Dickens and some motifs of the fairy tale / Shirley Grob -- [5.] Mythic themes and forms: Remarks on the sad initiation of Huckleberry Finn / James M. Cox -- The sunburnt god: ritual and tragic myth in The return of the native / Louis Crompton -- Myth and ritual in the shorter fiction of D.H. Lawrence / John B. Vickery -- [6.] The psychological dimension: An archetypal analysis of Conrad's Nostromo / Claire Rosenfield -- Walden: the wisdom of the centaur / William Bysshe Stein -- The use of myth in Kafka and Mann / Harry Slochower -- [7.] From mythological to mythopoeic: Tennyson's mythology: a study of Demeter and Persephone / G. Robert Stange -- Prophetic myths in Zola / Philip Walker.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)711377
(OCoLC)ocm00711377
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