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Published: 01 March 2018

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780198807704

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English Mythography in its European Context, 1500-1650

Anna-Maria Hartmann

Classical Presences

  • Offers the first new and up-to-date overview of the important genre of Renaissance mythography since Jean Seznec's seminal 1940 work La Survivance des dieux antiques (The Survival of the Ancient Gods)
  • Reveals a unique English take on the mythographical genre within the European tradition
  • Introduces a new set of sources to the study of Renaissance myth reception, enabling fresh readings of early modern literature and expanding our understanding of what constituted 'myth' in the Renaissance

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