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Myth and metaphor

selected essays, 1974-1988

by Northrop Frye

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementNorthrop Frye ; edited by Robert D. Denham.
    ContributionsDenham, Robert D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN45 .F74 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 386 p. ;
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2220424M
    ISBN 10081391261X
    LC Control Number89049172

    From the author of the bestselling Myth and Sexuality and The Primal Mind comes the third book in this series about myth, art, and contemporary culture. Highwater focuses on such topics as the reinvention of the past, imagination as political power, and myth as discovery.4/5.   On the surface, Buffy the Vampire slayer was a campy genre-bending piece of light entertainment. Yet it was also a vehicle for teaching important lessons on how to grow up. The demons are actually metaphors for the problems that each of us faces in growing up/5.

      Love - our hearts yearn for it, we fall into it or out of it, we'll do almost anything to attain and keep it. Those who have experienced the "power of love" whirl from its embrace. It is delicious anguish, gut-wrenching pain, and intoxicating allure. Nations go to war over it, crimes are committed to satisfy its demands, lives are often ruined because of it, and extraordinary feats of courage. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A dramatic, thought-provoking portrait of one of the most compelling figures in early Christianity which explores two thousand years of history, art, and literature to provide a close-up look at Mary Magdalen and .

      This book traces the image of the pregnant male in Greek literature as it evolves over the course of the classical period. The image - as deployed in myth and in metaphor - originates as a representation of paternity and, by extension, "authorship" of ideas, works of art, legislation, and the like. Only later, with its reception in philosophy in the early fourth century, does it also become a. Reliance on myth, so the authors argue, is shown to be one of the most significant and durable features of 20th century warfare propaganda, used by both sides in all the conflicts covered in this book. However, its effective and useful role in time of war notwithstanding.


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: The author chronologically delivers an erudite, comprehensive look at the myriad myths and metaphors surrounding Mary Magdalen, starting with the Gospel record itself, then tracing Western written history up to and including the Church of England's momentous decision to ordain women in Haskins obviously enjoys her subject/5(15).

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This book examines the long-debated issue of the relationship between the Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern myths. Using an innovative, interdisciplinary methodology that combines theories of metaphor and narrative, Paul Cho argues that the Hebrew Bible is more deeply mythological than previously cturer: Cambridge University Press.

The defining mission of the Enlightenment was to liberate humanity from the tyranny of absolute faith. Expunged from the record were all notions of myth, magic,  mysticism, and, most importantly, metaphor.

The universe, declared French philosopher René Descartes in the 17th century, was composed only of “mind and mechanism.”. Love: Emotion, Myth, & Metaphor (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, ) pages An entertaining book by a philosopher familiar with the history of love and contemporary attempts to understand it scientifically.

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As nouns the difference between myth and metaphor is that myth is a traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc while metaphor is (uncountable|figure of speech) the use of a word or phrase.

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The study investigates the possibility of interpreting myths as metaphors, thus, in a non-literal way. Various definitions of metaphor and myth, and theories for their interpretation are discussed Author: Gert Malan.

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Myth, History and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible Cho, Paul K.-K. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. xii + $ Description: This book examines the long-debated issue of the relationship between the Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern myths.

Using an innovative, interdisciplinary methodology that combines theories of metaphor and narrative, Paul Cho argues. This book examines the long-debated issue of the relationship between the Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern myths. Using an innovative, interdisciplinary methodology that combines theories of metaphor and narrative, Paul Cho argues that the Hebrew Bible is more deeply mythological than previously : Paul K.-K.

Cho. Leadership, Myth, & Metaphor reports on the findings of a professional development study-funded by the Gates Foundation-of over superintendents and principals, As the book demonstrates, metaphors and myths can provide educational leaders with a way to clarify for themselves and to communicate to those they lead the central themes.This book is a series of investigations of interrelated aspects of Greek language, myth, and metaphor.

My aims are to examine the functions of language in defining the contours of myth and metaphor; to analyze the repetitions, ruptures, and transformations in diverse selected texts drawn from the postclassical periods; and to explore the interactions between orality and literacy as a.Turns out Adler was upset with about one page of the that make up "The Inner Reaches of Outer Space." I don't disagree with the views Campbell expressed on that page and the rest of the book is a heady melange of psychology, mythology, religion, art, and literature/5.