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Published: 01 September 2015

176 Pages | 9 b/w illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198724704

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Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Robert A. Segal

Very Short Introductions

  • Looks at the origins of the study of myths, and how they have been applied to the arts and sciences
  • Reveals how a variety of theories can be applied to ancient myths, but also to modern mythology
  • Explores the function of myths, and their subject matter
  • Considers the work of prominent thinkers such as Albert Camus, Claude Levi-Strauss, Roland Barthes, C. G. Jung, and Sigmund Freud
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide