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Mythopoesis: mythic patterns in the literary classics.


Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1970.
ISBN , 0814313957, 9780814313954

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Subjects Letterkunde.
Literatur.
Myth in literature.
Mythen.
Mythologie dans la littérature.
Mythology in literature.
Mythos (Motiv)
Receptie.
Description 362 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface: Mythpoesis: the tradition of creativity -- Introduction -- Hebrew memory of a chosen God: the Book of Job -- Greek mythopoesis: the blessed crime -- Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides -- The Catholic vision of divine harmony: The Divine Comedy -- The golden age of chivalry: Don Quixote -- Renaissance mythopoesis: Hamlet -- Teutonic inwardness: Faust -- The quest for an American myth: Moby Dick -- The pan-Slavic image of the earth mother: The Brothers Karamazov -- The Marxist homage to creative labor: Pelle the Conqueror -- The French myth of the living social chain: André Gide's Theseus -- Contemporary myth of the impersonal antagonist: Franz Kafka -- The existentialist myth: the value of homelessness: The Myth of Sisyphus and The Flies -- Threat and promise in Germanic insulation: The Magic Mountain and Doctor Faustus -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- I. Primitive and oriental mythology -- II. A note on the Prometheus of Shelley and Goethe -- III. A note on Virgil's Aeneid -- IV. A note on Eissler's Goethe -- V.A note on Mark Twain and Walt Whitman -- VI. Freud's analysis of a Katya figure -- VII. Appendix to the conclusion: related philosophic attitudes.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)58412
(OCoLC)ocm00058412
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WorldCat Identities Slochower, Harry, 1900-
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