Myth, Ritual, Memory, and Exchange: Essays in Greek Literature and Culture

Myth, Ritual, Memory, and Exchange: Essays in Greek Literature and Culture

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by John Gould
     
 

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The book contains the most significant essays—newly revised for this volume—written by one of the world's foremost experts in Greek mythology and culture over the last thirty years. These essays examine the myths, rituals, memory, and exchange of ancient Greeks with an overriding interest in anthropological field-work that helps to shape his argument. See more details below

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The book contains the most significant essays—newly revised for this volume—written by one of the world's foremost experts in Greek mythology and culture over the last thirty years. These essays examine the myths, rituals, memory, and exchange of ancient Greeks with an overriding interest in anthropological field-work that helps to shape his argument.

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"[An] invaluable collection of papers from a life's work at the cutting edge of literary interpretation.... There is a vast amount here to digest and reflect upon."—Times Literary Supplement

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ISBN-13:
9780199265817
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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