Mythology: From Ancient to Post-Modern

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Ancient Myths in Modern Contexts
Peter Hertz-Ohmes If Gods Were Hormones: Fractals, Catastrophes and Other Good Things in Homer's Odyssey3
Yvonne Jehenson and Natalie Joy Woodall Parody and the Character of Ulysses17
Renée Delgado The Labyrinth and the Minotaur in. Don Quixote and "The House of Asterion" by Jorge Luis Borges29
Erich Wolfgang Skwara Don Juan as Myth45
Thomas J. Braga Amazonian Indian Myths in Mário de Andrade's Macunaíma (1928)65
Myth and Society
Edwin Hamblet French-Canadian Messianism77
Edward R. Schaffer The Myth of American Exceptionalism and Global Peace87
Barbara Fischer The Myth of Tolerance: Historical Dimensions of a German-Jewish Friendship95
Eberhard Görner Socialism: Myth and Reality105

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