CULTURAL POLITICS, SOCIOAESTHETICS, BEGINNINGS
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Greek Mythologies

Antiquity and Surrealism

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$65.00 • £52.95 • €58.50

ISBN 9780983532217

Publication Date: 06/02/2014

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380 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Harvard University Department of the Classics > Cultural Politics, Socioaesthetics, Beginnings

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  • Foreword [Hent de Vries]
  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration
  • I. Mythogenesis
    • 1. Programmatic Thoughts
    • 2. Each Myth’s Becoming Is a Child Who Grows Up
    • 3. “Other” Visits: Fieldwork, Ethnography, and Surrealism
    • 4. Phylogeny/Ontogeny
    • 5. Mnemohistory
    • 6. Time and Ruination
      • 6.1. Modernity’s Museums
      • 6.2. Politics of Hybridity
      • 6.3. Ruptures, Transience, Explosions
  • II. Base Materiality
    • 1. Premodern Scripts
      • 1.1. Cretan Coitus
      • 1.2. Rhetoric
      • 1.3. Allegorical Recoveries
      • 1.4. Postclassical Italy and Beyond
      • 1.5. Violence
    • 2. From Anthropology to Psychoanalysis
    • 3. Avant-Garde Mythogenesis and Painting
    • 4. And Now the Drama of Pasiphae Is Interjected: Surrealist Images and Texts
    • 5. The Aleatory and Animals
  • III. Genealogies/Homicide
    • 1. Genos
    • 2. Identity
    • 3. Kinship
    • 4. Hybrid
    • 5. Tyrannicide
    • 6. Danaids
  • IV. Mythogenesis and Absence of Myth
  • Abbreviations and Bibliography
  • Index

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