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The Resource The writing of Orpheus : Greek myth in cultural contact, Marcel Detienne ; translated by Janet Lloyd

The writing of Orpheus : Greek myth in cultural contact, Marcel Detienne ; translated by Janet Lloyd

Label
The writing of Orpheus : Greek myth in cultural contact
Title
The writing of Orpheus
Title remainder
Greek myth in cultural contact
Statement of responsibility
Marcel Detienne ; translated by Janet Lloyd
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
292.1/3
Index
index present
LC call number
BL783
LC item number
.D4813 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The writing of Orpheus : Greek myth in cultural contact, Marcel Detienne ; translated by Janet Lloyd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-193) and index
Contents
The genealogy of a body of thought -- What the Greeks called "myth" -- Mythology, writing, and forms of historicity -- The practices of myth-analysis -- The Danaids among themselves: marriage founded upon violence -- A kitchen garden for women, or how to engender on one's own -- Misogynous Hestia, or the city in its autonomy -- Even talk is in some ways divine -- An ephebe and an olive tree -- The crane and the labyrinth -- The finger of Orestes -- At Lycaon's table -- An inventive writing, the voice of Orpheus, and the games of Palamedes -- The double writing of mythology (between the Timaeus and the Critias) -- Orpheus rewrites the city gods
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 199 p.
Isbn
9780801869549
Lccn
2001006673
System control number
  • 1972171-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1972171
  • (Sirsi) i9780801869549
  • (OCoLC)488383777
Label
The writing of Orpheus : Greek myth in cultural contact, Marcel Detienne ; translated by Janet Lloyd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-193) and index
Contents
The genealogy of a body of thought -- What the Greeks called "myth" -- Mythology, writing, and forms of historicity -- The practices of myth-analysis -- The Danaids among themselves: marriage founded upon violence -- A kitchen garden for women, or how to engender on one's own -- Misogynous Hestia, or the city in its autonomy -- Even talk is in some ways divine -- An ephebe and an olive tree -- The crane and the labyrinth -- The finger of Orestes -- At Lycaon's table -- An inventive writing, the voice of Orpheus, and the games of Palamedes -- The double writing of mythology (between the Timaeus and the Critias) -- Orpheus rewrites the city gods
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 199 p.
Isbn
9780801869549
Lccn
2001006673
System control number
  • 1972171-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1972171
  • (Sirsi) i9780801869549
  • (OCoLC)488383777

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