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[NB] Myth in History, briefly considered

I feel like I should say something about the place of myth in history given the last few posts emphasizing the Biblical ‘history’s’ mythological character. It’s a deep pool to wade into but I think there are some statements that I can make which hold in a general sense for most myths, Biblical and otherwise. 606 more words


book round up: quicky reviews on what I've been reading

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve felt the need to procrastinate as much as possible and so have spent the time reading.

I’ve finished Camilla Lackberg’s… 691 more words

Book Review

2014-09-24 Journal, Page 2 of 3

Items 1 – 2 are from Guy Davenport’s “A Stereoptican: A review of Nabokov’s Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius, by Kurt Johnson & Steve Coates & Nabokov’s Butterflies: Unpublished and Uncollected Writings, edited by Brian Boyd & Robert Michael Pyle.” 39 more words

Commonplace Journal

“Los mitos se piensan entre ellos”

“(los mitos son) seres dotados de conciencia, capaces de pensamiento y acción”

Claude Lévi-Strauss, Lo crudo y lo cocido