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From Olympus to Camelot : The World of European Mythology
by David Leeming




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"From Iceland to India, from prehistoric cave paintings and fertility figurines to such modern-day 'myths' as the invisible hand, the Oedipal conflict and Schrodinger's cat, Leeming's intriguing treatise on comparative mythology covers a lot of ground. Out of this enormous variety of information, Leeming, a professor of comparative literature and author of The World of Myth, discerns a coherent, distinctive European mythical tradition.... His wide-ranging, well-written treatment contains a wealth of insights on the development of Western culture." --PW Online

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Overview

"From Iceland to India, from prehistoric cave paintings and fertility figurines to such modern-day 'myths' as the invisible hand, the Oedipal conflict and Schrodinger's cat, Leeming's intriguing treatise on comparative mythology covers a lot of ground. Out of this enormous variety of information, Leeming, a professor of comparative literature and author of The World of Myth, discerns a coherent, distinctive European mythical tradition.... His wide-ranging, well-written treatment contains a wealth of insights on the development of Western culture." --PW Online


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  • ISBN-13: 9780195143614
  • ISBN-10: 0195143612
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: July 2003
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 8.68 x 5.48 x 0.86 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.91 pounds


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