Explores the myths, stories, and tales that exist and are passed on within cultures, and their role in explaining natural phenomena and creating a common code
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Other Peoples' Myths celebrates the universal art of storytelling and the rich diversity of stories that people live by. Drawing on biblical parables, Greek myths, Hindu epics, and the modern mytholigies of Woody Allen and soap operas, the author encourages us to feel anew the force of myth and tradition in our lives and in the lives of other cultures.About the Author:
Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty is the Mircea Eliade Professor of the History of Religions in the Divinity School and a professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. She is the author of numerous books, including, most recently, The Woman Who Pretended to Be Who She Was.
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Book Description Macmillan Publishing Co, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. ## NEW book is clean, crisp, unclipped and unmarked. First Edition. First printing. Full number line. Dust jacket with minimal shelf wear. Maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Text block and dust jacket show age toning. No marks in or on book. NOT A REMAINDER. 225 pages. Index. Dust jacket protected in a crystal clear mylar cover. Bubble wrapped and custom boxed for standard shipping. Unopened, unused. New First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 002629
Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110028960416
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