The Persistence of Myth as Symbolic Form: No. 3

The Persistence of Myth as Symbolic Form: No. 3

by Paul Bishop

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904350293
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/2008
Series: Cultural Studies And The Symbolic Series , #3
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

University of Glasgow, UK
Publications authored or edited by Paul Bishop
Cultural Studies and the Symbolic
Goethe 2000
The Paths of Symbolic Knowledge
The Way of the World

University of Glasgow, UK
Publications authored or edited by R. H. Stephenson
Cultural Studies and the Symbolic
Goethe 2000
The Paths of Symbolic Knowledge

Table of Contents

Picture Copyright Acknowledgements vii

Foreword ix

Acknowledgements xviii

Countributors xix

1 The Pathos Formulae of Mythic Thought John Michael Krois 1

2 Why Do We Need Myth? Homer, Nietzsche, and Helen's Weaving-Loom Martine Prange 18

3 Transference of Myth: Tableaux vivants in Goethe's Affinities Barbara Namann 35

4 The Romantic Programme for a New Mythology and its Legacies in Modern Critical Theory Cyrus Hamlin 49

5 Frast Cassiret's Die Begriffsform in mythischen Denken and the Beginnings of his Friendship with Fritz Saxl and Aby Warburg Stefanie Holscher 71

6 Ernst Cassirer: The Myth of Language Alan Cardew 84

7 Olympian or Pathologist? Cassirer, Gundolf, and the Hero Myth Dina Gusejnova 100

8 The 'Persistence of Myth'? Cassirer and Anthropology Kai Kresse 130

9 Cassirer's Critique of Myth: Its Relevance for Today Edward Skidelsky 150

10 The Return of the Manicheans: Kant and Nietzsche Milad Doueihi 157

11 Film Between Myth and Art: A Cassierian Approach Birgit Recki 182

12 The Importance of Mythical Thought for the Development of Cassirer's Phenomenology Jonathan Westwood 190

13 The Politics of Myth: Cassirer, Bachofen, and Sorel Paul Bishop 219

14 The Levels and Modes of Symbolism: Myth, Art, and Language in Cassirer with Special Reference to Goethe's 'Urworte. Orphisch' R. H. Stephenson 243

15 Concepts of Space in Mythical and Scientific Thought: A Challenge to Cassirer's Apriorism? Detley Patzold 263

Index 281

Colour Plates 280

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