Four theories of myth in twentieth-century history Cassirer, Eliade, Lévi-Strauss, and Malinowski by Ivan Strenski

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StatementIvan Strenski.
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LC ClassificationsBL311 .S77 1987
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Paginationviii, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL2409367M
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Ivan Strenski is Holstein Family and Community Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside. His previous publications include Four Theories of Myth in Twentieth-Century History (), Religion in Relation: Method, Application, and Moral Location (), Durkheim and the Jews of France (), Contesting Sacrifice: Religion, Nationalism and 4/5(1).

Both a history of theories of myth and a practical ‘how-to’ guide to interpreting myth. Introduces the major theories of myth from the nineteenth century to the present day.

Covers comparative approaches, psychoanalysis, ritual theories of myth, structuralism, and ideological analysis. Ivan Strenski is the Holstein Family Community Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of Four Theories of Myth in Twentieth Century History and Religion in Relation: Method, Application, and Moral Location.

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This book is The Myth of the Twentieth Century by Alfred Rosenberg. It was one of the most important philosophy books of early 20th Century Germany.

The book was published in and was the second most read book in the Third Reich (Nazi Germany). The book includes an introduction by the translator, James Whisker.

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Stories of everyday human beings, although often of leaders of some type, are usually contained in legends, as opposed to myths. Twentieth-century theories from religious studies sought to reconcile myth with science by reconciling religion with science.

There have been two main strategies for doing so. One tactic has been the recharacterization of the subject matter of religion and therefore of myth.

The Myth of the Twentieth Century () (Der Mythus des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts) is a book by Alfred Rosenberg, one of the principal ideologues of the Nazi Party and editor of the Nazi paper Völkischer Beobachter. Quotes []. History and the task of the future no longer signify the struggle of class against class or the conflict between one church dogma and another, but the.

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The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted Indo-Europeanist Georges Dumezil, the structuralist anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss, and the. Age of extremes (20th Century) - Eric Hobsbawm Post War ( Europe) - Tony Judt Guns of August (First World War) - Barbara Tuchman Iron Wall (Israel-Palestine issue) - Avi Shlaim India's struggle for independence - Bipan Chandra India afte.This volume begins with Roman myths and traces their influence in early Christian and later European literature.

Ninety-five entries by leading scholars cover subjects such as sacrificial cults and rites in pre-Roman Italy, Roman religion and its origins, the mythologies of paganism, the survival of the ancient gods in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, gypsy myths and rituals.

It surveys, parses, and analyzes the central interpretive and prescriptive claims made by each of these theories, exploring and exposing to criticism their underlying assumptions and commitments. The article concludes with a plea for greater theoretical self-consciousness among tort scholars, and for a shift in focus away from the strict Cited by: 8.

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