Mythology for Storytellers: A Handbook Josepha Sherman

ISBN: 9781576072820

Published: November 1st 2002

Hardcover

285 pages


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Mythology for Storytellers: A Handbook  by  Josepha Sherman

Mythology for Storytellers: A Handbook by Josepha Sherman
November 1st 2002 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 285 pages | ISBN: 9781576072820 | 6.43 Mb

A broad collection of gracefully written familiar and obscure myths from around the world, with historical and cultural context.From the dawn of humankind, we have sought to understand our world and ourselves through myths. Attempts to understandMoreA broad collection of gracefully written familiar and obscure myths from around the world, with historical and cultural context.From the dawn of humankind, we have sought to understand our world and ourselves through myths. Attempts to understand horrific natural disasters, the origins of the universe, and human nature and existence have resulted in surprisingly similar stories from all around the globe.-- Thematically arranged chapters covering the Creation of the World, Creation of Life and Death, How Things Came to Be, Adventures of the Gods, and Adventures of Mortal Heroes-- Features an introduction to various cultures and their narrative traditions-- Includes cross-cultural comparisons of myths by genre, a reference guide to print and non-print resources on myth, and a full index



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