Other Peoples' Myths: The Cave of Echoes
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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The Hunter and the Sage
The Cave of Echoes
Retelling the Mababbarata
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A. K. Ramanujan ancient archetype argued argument Bacchae become believe cave chapter Chicago Christian classics Claude Levi-Strauss context culture Daksha David Grene Dionysus divine dream Eliade epic evil experience fact film fish Frits Staal gods Greek happens head Hindu myths Hinduism History of Religions Homer horse hunter hunting Indian inside Jewish Jews killed king kitsch Levi-Strauss lion lives Mahabharata meaning metamyth metaphor Mircea Eliade myth of Daksha mythical mythology oral pashus Pentheus perform person Plato play Prajapati Prithu problem Purana Rabbi Rama Ramayana reality regarded relativism religious rice Rig Veda ritual Rudra sacred sacrificial animals sacrificial beasts sage Sanskrit scholars sense share Shatapatha Brahmana Shiva sort story surrogate survive symbolic tell things told tradition transformation translation true understand variant Vedic Vedic sacrifice victim Wendy Doniger Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty wild animal worship York