Other Peoples' Myths: The Cave of Echoes

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Macmillan Publishers Limited, 1988 - Social Science - 225 pages
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A provocative response to Allan Bloom's Closing of the American Mind and E.J. Hirsch's Cultural Literacy, this is a delightful collection of stories about stories, wise, witty, and instructive, that open the American mind to a truly human cultural literacy.

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Contents

The Hunter and the Sage
7
The Cave of Echoes
25
Retelling the Mababbarata
45
Copyright

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Wendy Doniger is Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago. She has also translated "The Kama-sutra" (with Sudhir Kakar), "The Rig Veda: An Anthology", "Hindu Myths: A Sourcebook" and "The Laws of Manu" (with Brian K. Smith), and is the author of nine more books about Indian culture.

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