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The Mythology of Transgression

Homosexuality As Metaphor

by Highwater, Jamake.

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Published by Replica Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay Studies,
  • General,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Mythology,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Gay/Lesbian Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9410678M
    ISBN 100735104956
    ISBN 109780735104952
    OCLC/WorldCa55222587


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The Mythology of Transgression by Highwater, Jamake. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Jamake Highwater is a master storyteller and one of o /5. The Mythology of Transgression Homosexuality as Metaphor (Book): Highwater, Jamake: Baker & TaylorA celebrated author and a disciple of the mythologist Joseph Campbell presents a personal, wide-ranging meditation on the way society's outsiders--in particular, homosexuals--often have a profound influence upon the culture at large.

Book NewsThe popular writer of fiction, nonfiction, and. The Mythology of Transgression illuminates how the cultural history of male homosexuality is also the history of social transgression.

Using myth, science, religion, literature, and popular culture, Highwater explicates how homosexual behavior and identity challenge much of how our world is ordered/5(22).

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Excerpt. The prolific Highwater (The Language of Vision, ; Myth and Sexuality, ; etc.) once again explores the foundations of mythological structures, this time with the purpose of determining why homosexuality has been singled out as culturally deviant in contemporary Western society.

The result is a rambling but occasionally insightful discussion of the intersections of homosexuality with. The Paperback of the Mythology of Transgression: Homosexuality as Metaphor by Jamake Highwater at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Book Club B&N Classics B&N Collectible Editions B&N Exclusives Books of the Month Boxed Sets. The Mythology of Transgression Quotes Showing of 5 “People who exist at the margins of society are very much like Alice in Wonderland.

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Rose () The Complete World of Greek Mythology by. Get this from a library. Holiness and transgression: mothers of the messiah in the Jewish myth. [Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel] -- "This volume deals with the female dynasty of the House of David and its influence on the Jewish Messianic Myth.

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The Centaur by John Updike. Cold Mountain by. Thanks for A2A. Well. Mythological fiction is probably a new genre that has fascinated the readers since the advent of The Shiva Trilogy by India's literary popstar Amish Tripathi. I am crazy for the books rooted in this genre.

The Shiva Trilog. [1] The earliest example of this name for the benei ha’elohim of Gen 6: 2 is in the Syncellus manuscript of the Book of the Watchers at 1 Enoch οἱ ἐγρήγοροι.

[2] Editor’s note: For a discussion of this story in Pirkei DeRabbi Eliezer, see Rachel Adelman’s TABS essay, “Reintroducing the Myth of the Fallen Angels.” [3] The translations of ידון and בשגם could.

In Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus had a reputation as being something of a clever trickster and he famously gave the human race the gift of fire and the skill of metalwork, an action for which he was punished by Zeus, who ensured everyday that an eagle ate the liver of the Titan as he was helplessly chained to a rock.

Prometheus (meaning "Forethought") was one of the ringleaders of. Mythology & Fiction Explained. Subscribed Unsubscribe. The Kraken - Exploring the Origins Behind the Legendary Sea Monster. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. You're.Greek mythology This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext.The term Greek mythology covers all the myths that are related to the Greek tradition, as they are presented in the texts of the ancient Greek writers.

These stories were originally formed through the oral and poetic tradition before they were written in the works of Greek literature.