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Asian mythologies

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Asian -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Yves Bonnefoy ; translated under the direction of Wendy Doniger by Gerald Honigsblum ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1005 .D5313 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 376 p. :
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1734240M
    ISBN 100226064565
    LC Control Number92039077
    OCLC/WorldCa26973661


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Asian Mythologies 1st Edition by Yves Bonnefoy (Editor), Wendy Doniger (Translator) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of /5(3). These articles explore mythologies in societies from India to Japan. Among the many topics are Buddhist and Hindu symbolic systems, myth in pre-Islamic Iran, Indonesian rites of passage, Chinese cosmology and demons, and Japanese conceptions of the afterlife and the "vital spirit." The mythological traditions of Turkey, Korea, Tibet, and Mongolia are also included.5/5(1).

Contents Books About: These articles Aisan mythologies and cover such topics as Buddhist and Hindu symbolic systems, myth in pre-Islamic Iran, Chinese cosmology and demons, and the Japanese conceptions of the afterlife and the "vital spirit".

This is a list of mythologies native to Asia. Buddhist mythology; Chinese mythology; Kanglei mythology; Vietnamese mythology; Korean mythology; Japanese mythology. Shinto; Oomoto; Turkic mythology.

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A great collection of various mythologies from around Asia. The way the author fused the stories with the mythologies was brilliant. I’ve always enjoyed and read about Greek and Roman mythologies, so reading about the Asian counterparts was a great education/5(10). item 1 Asian Mythologies compiled by Yves Bonnefoy softcover book - Asian Mythologies compiled by Yves Bonnefoy softcover book.

$ Free shipping. item 2 Asian Mythologies - Asian Mythologies. $ Free shipping. Ratings and Reviews. Write a review. 1 product rating. /5(1). Introducing: An Asian Mythology Trilogy From the Creator of the Captivating History Series This book includes three captivating manuscripts: Chinese Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Chinese Folklore Including Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends from Ancient China Japanese Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Japanese Folklore, Myths, Fairy Tales, Yokai, Heroes and Heroines.

These articles explore mythologies in societies from India to Japan. Among the many topics are Buddhist and Hindu symbolic systems, myth in pre-Islamic Iran, Indonesian rites of passage, Chinese cosmology and demons, and Japanese conceptions of the afterlife and the "vital spirit.".

NOTE: Categorising a story as a myth does not necessarily imply that it is untrue. Religion and mythology differ, but have overlapping aspects. Many English speakers understand the terms "myth" and "mythology" to mean fictitious or r, according to many dictionary definitions, these terms can also mean a traditional story or narrative that embodies the belief.

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Yves Bonnefoy's Mythologies not only summarizes the progress that has already been made toward this end, but also lays the foundation for the difficult work that lies ahead."—Mark C. Taylor, New York Times Book Review "The almost contributors combine, with characteristic precision and élan, the arts of science and poetry, of analysis and.

These articles explore mythologies in societies from India to Japan. Among the many topics are Buddhist and Hindu symbolic systems, myth in pre-Islamic Iran, Indonesian rites of passage, Chinese cosmology and demons, and Japanese conceptions of the afterlife and the "vital spirit." The mythological traditions of Turkey, Korea, Tibet, and Mongolia are also included.

"The. Asian Mythologies by Wendy Doniger,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). BOOK REVIEWS GENERAL Bonnefoy, Yves, compiler. Asian Mythologies. Translated under the direc­ tion of Wendy Doniger. Chicago and London: The University of Chi­ cago Press, xxiii + pages.

Illustrations, index. Paper US $; ISBN In Yves Bonnefoy, professor of comparative poetics at the College des France.

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