Star-Crossed Golden Age : Myth and the Spanish Comedia

Star-Crossed Golden Age : Myth and the Spanish Comedia

by Joyce Tolliver
     
 

This collection of essays grew out of a National Endowment for the Humanities Institute directed by Frederick A. de Armas and contains essays by the director, some of the visiting faculty, and the participants. The book seeks to develop the link between mythology and the comedia through a number of approaches, including astrology, cartomancy, pre-Socratic elemental…  See more details below

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This collection of essays grew out of a National Endowment for the Humanities Institute directed by Frederick A. de Armas and contains essays by the director, some of the visiting faculty, and the participants. The book seeks to develop the link between mythology and the comedia through a number of approaches, including astrology, cartomancy, pre-Socratic elemental cosmology, iconography, hagiography, metamorphoses, Lacanian psychoanalysis, Jungian principles, the philosophy of Schopenhauer, Santayana's poetics, syncretism, gender studies, and Vedic theories.

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ISBN-13:
9780838753767
Publisher:
Bucknell University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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