Bibliography for CSTS 375/675:  Interpreting Mythology

 

Barthes, Roland, “Myth Today,” in Mythologies, trans. Annette Lavers, The Noonday Press: New York, 1972, pp. 109-159.

Boys-Stones,  G. R., “The Stoics' Two Types of Allegory.” Metaphor, allegory, and the classical tradition : ancient thought and modern revisions. edited by G.R. Boys-Stones. Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 189-217.

Brisson, Luc, Plato the Myth Maker, trans., ed., and intro. Gerard Naddaf, Chicago, 1998.

Brisson, Luc, How Philosophers Saved Myths:  Allegorical Interpretation and Classical Mythology. Trans. Catherine Tihanyi. University of Chicago Press, 2004, pp. 29-40.

Bulfinch, Thomas, Bulfinch's Mythology, Avenel Books, New York, 1979.

Burkert, Walter, “The Logic of Cosmogony,” in From Myth to Reason?:  Studies in the Development of Greek Thought, ed. Buxton, Oxford, 1999, pp. 87-106.

Burnett, Anne, “Jocasta in the West,” Classical Antiquity 7.2 (1988) pp. 107-154.

Calame, Claude, “Narrating the Foundation of a City: The Symbolic Birth of a City” in Approaches to Greek Myth, The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1990, pp. 275-341.

Calame, Claude, “The Rhetoric of Muthos and Logos:  Forms of Figurative Discourse,” in From Myth to Reason?:  Studies in the Development of Greek Thought, ed. Buxton, Oxford, 1999, pp. 119-144.

Calame, Claude, Myth and History in Ancient Greece:  The Symbolic Creation of a Colony, trans. Daniel Berman, Princeton University Press, 2003.

Calame, Claude, “Narrative Semantics and Pragmatics: The Poetic Creation of Cyrene,” in Approaches to Greek Myth, The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 2nd edition, 2014, pp. 280-352.

Caldwell, R. “Psychoanalytic interpretation of Greek myth” in Approaches to Greek Myth, The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1990, pp. 342-389.

Campbell, J., Hero with a Thousand Faces, Princeton, 1968, pp. 3-46.

Cicero, The Nature of the Gods, trans. P. G. Walsh, Clarendon Press:  Oxford, 1997.

Conti, Natale, Natale Conti's Mythologiae. John Mulryan, and Steven Brown, trans. Tempe, Ariz.: ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies), 2006.

Cornutus, Lucius Annaeus, Epidrome (Introduction to the traditions of Greek Theology), unpublished University of Texas, Austin, dissertation, trans. & ed. Hays, Robert Stephen, 1986, 1983.

Cox, George, “Oidipous” in Mythology of the Aryan Nations, Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., London, 1882: 312-317.

Creuzer, Friedrich, “Symbolism and Mythology of Ancient Peoples,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 387-396.

Dawson, David, “Pagan Etymology and Allegory” in Allegorical Readers and Cultural Revision in Ancient Alexandria, University of California Press, 1992, pp. 23-72 (and notes).

Detienne, Marcel, Creation of Mythology, trans. Cook, University of Chicago, 1986.

Doty, William, Mythography:  the Study of Myths and Rituals, University of Alabama Press, 1986.

Dowden, Ken, The Uses of Greek Mythology, Routledge, 1992, pp. 95-118.

Edmunds, Lowell, “Introduction: The Practice of Greek Mythology,” in Approaches to Greek Myth, The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1990, pp. 1-22.

Edmunds, Lowell, Oedipus: The Ancient Legend and Its Later Analogues, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Eliade, Mircea, The Sacred and the Profane, trans. Trask, HBJ New York, 1959, pp. 68-113.

Faraone, Christopher A., Playing the Bear and Fawn for Artemis,” in Initiation in Ancient Greek Rituals and Narratives:  New critical perspectives, Routledge, 2003, pp. 43-68.

Feldman, Burton, “German Romanticism and Myth,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 297-305.

Feldman, Burton and Robert D. Richardson, eds.,  The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, Indiana University Press, 1972.

Fontenelle, Bernard. “Of the Origin of Fables,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp.7-18.

Fontenrose, J., “Ritual theory of myth,” in The Myth and Ritual Theory, ed. Robert Segal, Blackwell, 1998, pp. 428-459.

Frazer, J. G., “Golden Bough,” in The Myth and Ritual Theory, ed. Robert Segal, Blackwell, 1998, pp. 37-57.

Freud, Sigmund, “Freud on Oedipus,” in Oedipus: A Folklore Casebook, ed. Edmunds and Dundes, University of Wisconsin Press, 1983, pp. 174-178.

Freud, Sigmund, Totem and Taboo, trans. Strachey, W.W. Norton & Co., New York, 1989.

Fulgentius, Fabius Planciades, Fulgentius the Mythographer. Leslie George Whitbread, trans. [Columbus]: Ohio State University Press, 1971.

Gantz, Timothy, Early Greek Myth: A Guide to the Literary and Artistic Sources, Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1993.

Gaster, T., “Thespis,” in The Myth and Ritual Theory, ed. Robert Segal, Blackwell, 1998, pp. 307-312.

Gildenhard, Ingo, and Andrew Zissos, “Ovid's Narcissus (3.339-510): Echoes of Oedipus,” American Journal of Philology 121.1 (2000), pp. 129-147.

Graf, Fritz, “Myth in Ovid,” in The Cambridge Companion to Ovid, ed. Philip Hardie, New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002, pp. 108-121.

Graf, Fritz, Greek Mythology: An Introduction, trans. Thomas Marier, The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1993.

Grant, Mary, trans. & ed., The Myths of Hyginus, University of Kansas Publications: Lawrence, 1960.

Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, “Excerpts,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 408-415.

Hadot, Pierre, “Ouranos, Kronos, and Zeus in Plotinus' Treatise Against the Gnostics,” in NeoPlatonism and Early Christian Thought:  Essays in Honour of A. H. Armstrong, eds. Blumenthal and Markus, Variorum Publications, Ltd.: London, 1981, pp. 124-137.

Hamilton, Edith, Mythology, Little, Brown, and Co.: Boston, 1942.

Hansen, William, Ariadne's Thread: A Guide to International Tales Found in Classical Literature, Cornell University Press, 2002, pp. 1-31, 332-352.

Hansen, William, “Packaging Greek Mythology,” Writing Down the Myths, ed. Joseph Falaky Nagy, Turnhout: Brepols, 2013: 19-43.

Harrison, Jane,  “Themis,” in The Myth and Ritual Theory, ed. Robert Segal, Blackwell, 1998, pp. 58-82.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: Boston, 1888.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Wonder Book  for Girls and Boys, Oxford University Press, (1851) 1996.

Henrichs, Albert, “Three Approaches to Greek Mythography,” in Interpretations of Greek Mythology, ed. J. Bremmer, Barnes & Noble: 1986, pp. 242-277.

Herder, Johann Gottfried, “Herder's Excerpts,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 224-240.

Heyne, Christian, “Heyne's Excerpts,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 215-223.

Jackson, Robin, “Late Platonist Poetics:  Olympiodorus and the Myth of Plato's Gorgias. Greek Literary Theory After Aristotle:  A collection of papers in honor of D. M. Schenkeveld. Ed. J.G.J. Abbenes, S.R. Slings, I. Sluiter. VU University Press, Amsterdam, 1995, pp. 275-299.

Jung, C. G., “The Psychology of the Child Archetype,” in The Science of Mythology, Routledge: London & New York, 1985, pp. 83-118.

Kerenyi, C., “Prolegomena,” in The Science of Mythology, Routledge: London & New York, 1985, pp. 1-28.

Konon, The Diegesis, trans. Egan, unpublished diss., 1971.

Laks, André, “Between Religion and Philosophy: the Function of Allegory in the Derveni Papyrus,” Phronesis XLII.2 (1997), pp. 121-142.

Laks, André and Most, Glenn, “A Provisional Translation of the Derveni Papyrus,” in Studies in the Derveni Papyrus, Laks & Most, Oxford, 1997, pp. 9-22.

Levi-Strauss, Claude, “The Structural Study of Myth,” in Structural Anthropology, trans. Claire Jacobsen and Brooke Grundfest Schoepf, Basic Books, Inc., 1963, pp. 206-231.

Lincoln, Bruce, Theorizing Myth: Narrative, Ideology, and Scholarship, University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1999.

Most, Glenn W., “From Logos to Mythos,” in From Myth to Reason?:  Studies in the Development of Greek Thought, ed. Buxton, Oxford, 1999, pp. 25-50.

Most, Glenn, “The Fire Next Time: Cosmology, Allegoresis, and Salvation in the Derveni Papyrus,” Journal of Hellenic Studies 117 (1997), pp. 117-135.

Müller, Friedrich Max, “Comparative Mythology,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 48-487.

Müller, Karl Otfried, “Excerpts,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 416-425.

Nietzsche, Friedrich, Birth of Tragedy, trans. Fadiman, Dover Books, 1995.

Obbink, Dirk, “Allegory and Exegesis in the Derveni Papyrus: The Origin of Greek Scholarship” Metaphor, allegory, and the classical tradition : ancient thought and modern revisions, edited by G.R. Boys-Stones. Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 177-188.

Olympiodorus, Commentary on Plato's Gorgias, trans. with full notes Jackson, Lycos, Tarrant, Brill: Leiden, 1998.

Palaephatus,  On Unbelievable Tales, trans. and notes by Jacob Stern, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 1996.

Parthenius, Erotika Pathemata, trans. and notes Jacob Stern, Garland Publishing, New York, 1992.

Peradotto, John, “Oedipus and Erichthonius:  Some Observations on Paradigmatic and Syntagmatic Order,” in Oedipus: A Folklore Casebook, ed. Edmunds and Dundes, University of Wisconsin Press, 1983, pp. 179-196.

Porphyry, The Cave of the Nymphs in the Odyssey, Arethusa, 1969.

Propp, Vladimir, “Oedipus in the Light of Folklore,” in Oedipus: A Folklore Casebook, ed. Edmunds and Dundes, University of Wisconsin Press, 1983, pp. 76-121.

Schlegel, Friedrich, “Talk on Mythology,” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 306-314.

Segal, C., “Greek myth as a semiotic and structural system,” in Interpreting Greek Tragedy:  Myth, Poetry, Text, Cornell University, 1986, pp. 48-74.

Segal, Robert, “Greek Myth and Psychoanalysis,” in Approaches to Greek Myth, The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 2nd edition, 2014, pp. 407-455.

Snell, Bruno, The Discovery of the Mind: The Greek Origins of European Thought, trans. Rosenmeyer, Oxford: 1953, pp. 191-226.

Sourvinou-Inwood, Christiane, “Myths in images,” in Approaches to Greek Myth, The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1990, pp. 393-445.

Sourvinou-Inwood, Christiane, “Reading a myth, reconstructing its constructions” Myth and symbol II: symbolic phenomena in Ancient Greek culture ; papers from the Second and Third International Symposia on Symbolism at the Norwegian Institute at Athens, September 21-24, 2000 and September 19-22, 2002,  edited by SynnŅve des Bouvrie. The Norwegian Institute at Athens, 2004, pp. 141-179.

Stern, Jacob, “Heraclitus the Paradoxographer Περὶ ἈĻίστων, On Unbelievable Tales,” Transactions of the American Philological Society 103 (2003) 51-97.

Struck, Peter, “Allegory, Aenigma, and Anti-Mimesis:  A Struggle Against Aristotelian Rhetorical Literary Theory” Greek Literary Theory After Aristotle:  A collection of papers in honor of D. M. Schenkeveld. Ed. J.G.J. Abbenes, S.R. Slings, I. Sluiter. VU University Press, Amsterdam, 1995, pp. 215-234.

Struck, Peter, “The Invention of Mythic Truth in Antiquity,”Antike Mythen:  Medien, Transformationen und Konstruktionen, ed. Dill & Walde, De Gruyter, Berlin, 2009, pp. 25-37.

Tolkien, J. R. R., “On Fairy-Stories,” in Tree & Leaf, Houghton Mifflin, 1989, pp. 8-73.

van Dijk, J. G. M., “Ἐκ τῶν μύθων ἄρξασθαι. Greek Fable Theory after Aristotle:  Characters and Characteristics,” Greek Literary Theory After Aristotle:  A collection of papers in honor of D. M. Schenkeveld. Ed. J.G.J. Abbenes, S.R. Slings, I. Sluiter. VU University Press, Amsterdam, 1995, pp. 235-258.

Vernant, Jean-Pierre, “At Man's Table:  Hesiod's Foundation Myth of Sacrifice,” in The Cuisine of Sacrifice among the Greeks, trans. Wissing; by Detienne, Vernant, etal., University of Chicago Press, 1989, pp. 21-86 (and notes).

Vernant, Jean-Pierre, “The Myth of Prometheus in Hesiod,” in Myth and Society in Ancient Greece, trans. Lloyd, Zone Books, 1990, pp. 183-202.

Vernant, Jean-Pierre, and Pierre Vidal-Naquet, “Oedipus without the Complex,” in Myth and Tragedy in Ancient Greece, trans. Lloyd, Zone Books, 1990, pp. 85-112.

Versnel, H. S., “What is Sauce for the Goose is Sauce for the Gander,” in Transition and Reversal in Myth and Ritual, Brill, 1993, pp. 15-88.

Vico, Giambattista, “Giambattista Vico (1668-1744),” in The Rise of Modern Mythology 1680-1860, eds. Feldman and Richardson, Indiana University Press, 1972, pp. 50-61.

Vidal-Naquet, Pierre, “Athens and Atlantis:  Structure and Meaning of a Platonic Myth,” in The Black Hunter, trans. Szegedy-Maszak, The Johns Hopkins Univeristy Press, 1986, pp. 263-284.

Whitbread, Leslie George, trans., Fulgentius the Mythographer, Ohio State University Press, 1971.

Zeitlin, Froma, “Signifying Difference: The Case of Hesiod's Pandora,” in Playing the other: gender and society in classical Greek literature, Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996, pp. 53-86.

Zosimos of Panopolis, On the Letter Omega, ed. and trans. Howard Jackson, Scholars Press, 1978.