Myth: A Very Short Introduction

by Robert Segal


Very Short Introductions by Robert Segal, 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 Lévi-Strauss, Roland Barthes, C. G. Jung, and Sigmund Freud.

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Book contains: 160 pages.

Dimensions: 17.53 x 11.3 x 0.23cm