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

Publ Info Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  BL783 .C66 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BL783 .C66 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvii, 643 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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Series Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
LC subject Mythology, Greek
Greece -- Religion
Add Author Dowden, Ken, 1950-
Livingstone, Niall
ISBN 9781405111782 (hardcover : alk. paper)
140511178X (hardcover : alk. paper)