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'There is no easier or quicker way than through this book into that heart of darkness Levi-Strauss calls 'totalitarian ambition of the savage mind' as it throbs beneath the surface of the 'civilized' mind.'--Philip Rieff, Professor of Psychiatry, Medical College of Pennsylvania

This book explores the major themes of the preeminent structuralist and social anthropologist.

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Overview

'There is no easier or quicker way than through this book into that heart of darkness Levi-Strauss calls 'totalitarian ambition of the savage mind' as it throbs beneath the surface of the 'civilized' mind.'--Philip Rieff, Professor of Psychiatry, Medical College of Pennsylvania

This book explores the major themes of the preeminent structuralist and social anthropologist.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805206227
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/13/1987
  • Pages: 54

Table of Contents

Foreword
A Note from the Publisher
An Introduction 3
1 The Meeting of Myth and Science 5
2 'Primitive' Thinking and the 'Civilized' Mind 15
3 Harelips and Twins: The Splitting of a Myth 25
4 When Myth Becomes History 34
5 Myth and Music 44
Select Bibliography 55
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