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The Origins of the Gods

The Origins of the Gods( )
Author: Hans, James S.
Series title:SUNY Series, the Margins of Literature Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7914-0661-8
Publication Date:Sep 1991
Publisher:State University of New York Press
Imprint:Suny Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $31.95
Book Description:

Based on Nietzsche's critique of religion and culture, and engaging the contemporary offshoots of that critique, this book assesses the myths of origins that have been used to articulate the fundamental attitude toward the relationship between shame and beauty. In reconsidering some of the myths upon which the West is based, from Hesiod and Greek mythology to Plato and the Bible, Hans pursues the ways in which we have habitually separated shame and beauty in order to create the grounds...
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Book Details
Pages:227
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Book Weight:0.72 Pounds



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