The Myth and Ritual Theory: An Anthology

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Robert A. Segal
Wiley, Feb 4, 1998 - Religion - 473 pages
Drawing from both classic and hard-to-find reading, one of the leading interpreters of theories of myth offers a comprehensive analysis of the myth and ritual theory. The book not only offers a detailed introduction to the theories, but also provides a further introduction to the individual selections. Suggestions for further reading and a comprehensive bibliography are included.

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About the author (1998)

Robert A. Segal is Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Lancaster University. He previously taught in the United States and has held positions at Stanford, Louisiana State University, University of Pittsburgh and Tulane. He has published widely in the field of religious studies, including three previous books on myth and ritual.

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