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A Short History Of Myth, Paperback / softback Book

A Short History Of Myth Paperback / softback

Part of the Canons series

Description

As long as we have been human, we have been mythmakers.

In A Short History of Myth, Karen Armstrong holds up the mirror of mythology to show us the history of ourselves, and embarks on a journey that begins at a Neanderthal graveside and ends buried in the heart of the modern novel.

Surprising, powerful and profound, A Short History of Myth examines the world's most ancient art form - the making and telling of stories - and why we still need it. The Myths series brings together some of the world's finest writers, each of whom has retold a myth in a contemporary and memorable way.

Authors in the series include Karen Armstrong, Margaret Atwood, A.S.

Byatt, David Grossman, Natsuo Kirino, Alexander McCall Smith, Philip Pullman, Ali Smith and Jeanette Winterson.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ancient religions & mythologies
  • ISBN: 9781782118909

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