Myths and Myth-Makers - John Fiske

Myths and Myth-Makers

By John Fiske

  • Release Date: 1969-12-31
  • Genre: Social Science
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First published in 1872. According to Wikipedia: "John Fiske (March 30, 1842 – July 4, 1901) was an American philosopher and historian." The Preface begins: "IN publishing this somewhat rambling and unsystematic series of papers, in which I have endeavoured to touch briefly upon a great many of the most important points in the study of mythology, I think it right to observe that, in order to avoid confusing the reader with intricate discussions, I have sometimes cut the matter short, expressing myself with dogmatic definiteness where a sceptical vagueness might perhaps have seemed more becoming. In treating of popular legends and superstitions, the paths of inquiry are circuitous enough, and seldom can we reach a satisfactory conclusion until we have travelled all the way around Robin Hood's barn and back again...”

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