The Golden Bough - James George Frazer

The Golden Bough

Durch James George Frazer

  • Veröffentlichungsdatum: 1941-01-01
  • Genre: Spiritualität

Beschreibung vom Buch

The book is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion. The work was aimed at a wide literate audience raised on tales as told in such publications as Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes (1855). Frazer offered a modernist approach to discussing religion, treating it dispassionately as a cultural phenomenon rather than from a theological perspective. The influence of The Golden Bough on contemporary European literature and thought was substantial.