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The Myth and Ritual Theory: An Anthology

Edited by Robert A. Segal (NHC Fellow, 1997–98)

Mythology; Ritual

Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 1998

From the publisher’s description:

Drawing from both classic and hard-to-find reading, one of the leading interpreters of theories of myth offers a comprehensive analysis of the myth and ritual theory. The book not only offers a detailed introduction to the theories, but also provides a further introduction to the individual selections. Suggestions for further reading and a comprehensive bibliography are included.

History / Religion / Mythology / Ritual /

Segal, Robert A. (NHC Fellow, 1997–98), ed. The Myth and Ritual Theory: An Anthology. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 1998.