Myth And Method by Laurie L. PattonMyth And Method by Laurie L. Patton

Myth And Method

byLaurie L. Patton

Paperback | June 30, 1996

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Assessing of the state of the study of myth, this text explores the possibilities for charting a methodological middle course that takes into account both the comparative and the contextual issues raised since 1985.
Title:Myth And MethodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.95 × 6.01 × 1.1 inPublished:June 30, 1996Publisher:University Press Of Virginia

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ISBN - 10:0813916577

ISBN - 13:9780813916576

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'Myth and Method is a significant contribution to the study of religion, culture, method, and comparison, summarizing, with fairness, the crisis in the study of mythology that has developed in the last ten years. The volume strives for a balance between two centrifugal forces in academic discourse: the exclusive focus on method and an exclusive focus on area studies, addressing their strengths without aligning itself to the provincialism of either.