Tales of Darkness: The Mythology of Evil / Edition 1

Tales of Darkness: The Mythology of Evil / Edition 1

by Robert Ellwood, Robert S. Ellwood
     
 

Explores the causes of evil in myth, encompassing themes such as defilement, the figure of the trickster, evil people both within and outside the society, and traumatic initiations.

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Explores the causes of evil in myth, encompassing themes such as defilement, the figure of the trickster, evil people both within and outside the society, and traumatic initiations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826436610
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
02/10/2010
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Abomination of Desolation: Confronting Evil, and MythPart I. Evil Is Abroad1. Defilement2. Evil People3. Space Invaders4. The Way Things Are5. Couldn't It Have Happened Differently?6. Trickster's Gameplan7. Traumatic Initiations8. The Hero's Dragon9. Evil Under AnalysisPart II. The Road Back: Curing Evil10. Laughter and Wisdom11. Through Death to Life12. The Hero Victorious13. The Meaning of War14. The End of Days15. Summing UpBibliographyNotes Index

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