Companion to Literary Myths, Heroes and Archetypes by Pierre Brunel PDF

By Pierre Brunel

First released in French in 1988, and in English in 1992, this companion explores the character of the literary fantasy in a set of over a hundred essays, from Abraham to Zoroaster. Its assurance is overseas and attracts on legends from prehistory to the trendy age all through literature, no matter if fiction, poetry or drama.

Essays on classical figures, in addition to later myths, discover the foundation, improvement and diverse incarnations in their topics. along entries on western archetypes, are analyses of non-European myths from internationally, together with Africa, China, Japan, Latin the United States and India.

This ebook might be fundamental for college students and academics of literature, background and cultural stories, in addition to somebody drawn to the attention-grabbing international of mythology. an in depth bibliography and index are included.

‘The Companion provides a good interpretive highway map to Western culture’s use of archetypal stories.’ Wilson Library Review

‘It definitely is a complete quantity… super useful.’ Times greater schooling Supplement

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