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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.
Myth in literature.
Mythologie dans la littérature.
Mythology in literature.
Mythos (Motiv)
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
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WorldCat Identities Slochower, Harry, 1900-
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