Welsh Mythology: A Neo-Structuralist Analysis


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A little-known lecture by Levi-Strauss is the inspiration for this work. In this lecture, he intuitively suggested that in medieval Europe there once existed a set of myths, centred on the grail, which are structurally the opposite of the goatsucker myths that he famously analyzed in his mythologiques series. This work uses Levi-Strauss' inspirational lecture as a launchpad for an exploration of a group of related medieval Welsh myths, two of which have been briefly considered previously by Levi-Strauss himself. The root of ...

Welsh Mythology: A Neo-Structuralist Analysis 2009, Cambria Press

ISBN-13: 9781604976205