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Biblical and classical myths : the mythological framework of Western culture, Northrop Frye and Jay Macpherson

Label
Biblical and classical myths : the mythological framework of Western culture
Title
Biblical and classical myths
Title remainder
the mythological framework of Western culture
Statement of responsibility
Northrop Frye and Jay Macpherson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"By complementing the Biblical tradition with the Classical, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to Western mythology. Engaging and accessible, Biblical and Classical Myths represents a unique achievement in scholarship and is an essential volume for students and others interested in literature and cultural studies."--Jacket
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frye, Northrop
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL312
LC item number
.F79 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Macpherson, Jay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Classical
  • Myth in the Bible
  • Mythe dans la Bible
  • Mythologie ancienne
  • Myth in the Bible
  • Mythology, Classical
  • Mythologie
  • Oudheid
  • Bijbel
  • Mythologie classique
  • Mythe dans la Bible
  • Symbolisme dans la Bible
  • Antik mytologi
Label
Biblical and classical myths : the mythological framework of Western culture, Northrop Frye and Jay Macpherson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Symbolism in the Bible -- An Approach to the Bible and Translations of the Bible -- The Shape of the Bible -- Images of Paradise: Trees and Water -- Parody and Manifest Demonic: Trees and Water -- Sexual Imagery: The Bride and the Bridegroom; The Great Whore and the Forgiven Harlot -- Pastoral and Agricultural Imagery -- The World of Angels; Leviathan, Dragons, and the Antichrist -- Demonic Parodies and the Hero from across the Sea -- The Double Mirror: Exodus and Gospel -- The Metaphor of Kingship -- King, Priest, and Prophet -- The Question of Primogeniture -- Genesis: In the Beginning -- Genesis: Creating the Sexes; Exodus: A Revolutionary Heritage -- Law: Ordering a Society -- Law and Revolution; Wisdom: The Proverb -- Wisdom: Playing before God; Ecclesiastes: Vanity of Vanities -- Job: A Test -- Job and the Question of Tragedy -- Job and Restored Humanity -- The Language of Proclamation: Style and Rhythm in the Bible; The Gospel: Rewriting the Commandments -- Revelation: Removing the Veil -- Revelation: After the Ego Disappears -- The Language of Love -- Four Ages: The Classical Myths -- In The Beginning -- The Creation -- The Golden Age -- War in Heaven -- The Reign of Zeus -- Prometheus -- Pandora's Box -- Deucalion's Flood -- Phaethon -- Spring and Winter -- Demeter and Persephone -- Adonis -- Hyacinthus -- Narcissus -- Orpheus -- Loves of the Gods and Metamorphoses -- Loves of Zeus: Callisto, Io -- Pan and Syrinx -- Apollo and Daphne -- Clytie -- Endymion -- Arachne -- Procne and Philomela -- Midas' Touch -- Ceyx and Alcyone -- Nisus and Scylla -- Philemon and Baucis -- The Heroes -- Perseus -- The Labours of Heracles -- Jason and the Golden Fleece -- Bellerophon and Pegasus -- Theseus -- The Royal House of Thebes -- The Children of Agenor -- Zeus and Semele -- Ino and Athamas -- Pentheus -- Actaeon -- Oedipus -- The Tale of Troy -- The Apple of Discord -- The War -- The Fall of the City -- The Returns -- The Return of Menelaus -- The Return of Agamemnon -- The Return of Aeneas -- The Return of Odysseus -- Cupid and Psyche -- Conclusion: The Passing and Afterlife of the Gods -- Family Trees -- Mythology-History Chart
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 471 pages
Isbn
9780802086952
Lccn
2005270126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780802086952
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)54906097
Label
Biblical and classical myths : the mythological framework of Western culture, Northrop Frye and Jay Macpherson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Symbolism in the Bible -- An Approach to the Bible and Translations of the Bible -- The Shape of the Bible -- Images of Paradise: Trees and Water -- Parody and Manifest Demonic: Trees and Water -- Sexual Imagery: The Bride and the Bridegroom; The Great Whore and the Forgiven Harlot -- Pastoral and Agricultural Imagery -- The World of Angels; Leviathan, Dragons, and the Antichrist -- Demonic Parodies and the Hero from across the Sea -- The Double Mirror: Exodus and Gospel -- The Metaphor of Kingship -- King, Priest, and Prophet -- The Question of Primogeniture -- Genesis: In the Beginning -- Genesis: Creating the Sexes; Exodus: A Revolutionary Heritage -- Law: Ordering a Society -- Law and Revolution; Wisdom: The Proverb -- Wisdom: Playing before God; Ecclesiastes: Vanity of Vanities -- Job: A Test -- Job and the Question of Tragedy -- Job and Restored Humanity -- The Language of Proclamation: Style and Rhythm in the Bible; The Gospel: Rewriting the Commandments -- Revelation: Removing the Veil -- Revelation: After the Ego Disappears -- The Language of Love -- Four Ages: The Classical Myths -- In The Beginning -- The Creation -- The Golden Age -- War in Heaven -- The Reign of Zeus -- Prometheus -- Pandora's Box -- Deucalion's Flood -- Phaethon -- Spring and Winter -- Demeter and Persephone -- Adonis -- Hyacinthus -- Narcissus -- Orpheus -- Loves of the Gods and Metamorphoses -- Loves of Zeus: Callisto, Io -- Pan and Syrinx -- Apollo and Daphne -- Clytie -- Endymion -- Arachne -- Procne and Philomela -- Midas' Touch -- Ceyx and Alcyone -- Nisus and Scylla -- Philemon and Baucis -- The Heroes -- Perseus -- The Labours of Heracles -- Jason and the Golden Fleece -- Bellerophon and Pegasus -- Theseus -- The Royal House of Thebes -- The Children of Agenor -- Zeus and Semele -- Ino and Athamas -- Pentheus -- Actaeon -- Oedipus -- The Tale of Troy -- The Apple of Discord -- The War -- The Fall of the City -- The Returns -- The Return of Menelaus -- The Return of Agamemnon -- The Return of Aeneas -- The Return of Odysseus -- Cupid and Psyche -- Conclusion: The Passing and Afterlife of the Gods -- Family Trees -- Mythology-History Chart
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 471 pages
Isbn
9780802086952
Lccn
2005270126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780802086952
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)54906097

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