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Published: 26 March 2009

512 Pages | 75 halftones


ISBN: 9780195387087

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The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

David Leeming

  • Leeming locates myth in our daily lives, relating it to science, philosophy, language patterns, psychology, religion, politics, art, and gender attitudes
  • Thousands of entries on heroes, villains, mythologists and mythological approaches, covering cultural categories both familiar and less known
  • The introduction explores our methods of understanding mythology and how these interpretations have changed throughout history

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