ISBN-10:
0415134943
ISBN-13:
9780415134941
Pub. Date:
09/11/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Myth / Edition 1

Myth / Edition 1

by Laurence Coupe

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ISBN-13: 9780415134941
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/11/1997
Series: New Critical Idiom Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 0.54(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

About the Author

Laurence Coupe is a senior lecturer in English at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is interested in themes of mythology and ecology in contemporary literature and culture and his publications with Routledge include Kenneth Burke on Myth (2005) and The Green Studies Reader (2000).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Perfection, Paradigm, Possibility, The Myth of Mythlessness Part I: Reading Myth 1. Order, Dying Gods, Words and the Word, The Mythical Method 2. Chaos, The Comic Vision, Singer as Shaman, The Sacred and the Profane, The Heart-of-Darkness Trip 3. Ends, The Circuitous Quest, The Rhetoric of Revelation, Apocalypse without Apocalypse Part II: Mythic Reading 4. Realism and Non-Realism, Allegory: The Perspective of Perfection, Radical Typology: Permanent Possibility, Enlightenment and Counter-Enlightenment 5. Psyche, The Primal Crime, The Search for the Self, The Grammar of the Mind 6. History, Criticism as Romance, A Single Story?, In the Labyrinth

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