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myth of the birth of the hero

Otto Rank

myth of the birth of the hero

a psychological interpretation of mythology

by Otto Rank

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Published by R. Brunner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology,
  • Psychology, Pathological,
  • Heroes

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementtranslated by F. Robbins and Smith Ely Jelliffe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL313 .R3 1952
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6112444M
    LC Control Number52009509
    OCLC/WorldCa543464

    Genre/Form: Mythology Collected Work: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rank, Otto, Myth of the birth of the hero, and other writings. Lord Raglan developed his concept of the "Mythic Hero" as an archetype, based on a ritualistic interpretation of myth, in his book, The Hero, A Study in Tradition, Myth and Drama. It is a set of 22 common traits that he said were shared by many heroes in various cultures, myths and religions throughout history and around the world.

    OCLC Number: Description: pages 19 cm: Contents: Part I: The myth of the birth of the hero --the circle of myths --The interpretation of the myths --Part II: Other writings --Introduction (to Art and Artist) --Creative urge and personality development (from Art and Artist) --Life and creation (from Art and Artist) --Art-form and ideology (from art and artist) --The artist's fight. Application of Rank's The Myth of the Birth of the Hero most directly relates to child and family therapy.. In his studies, Rank looked at the qualities and similarities of well known literary and.

    The Myth of the Birth of the Hero. Title: The Myth of the Birth of the Hero: Author: Rank, Otto, Translator: Robbins, F. Translator: Jelliffe, Smith Ely, Link: HTML with commentary at : Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere. The Myth of the Birth of the Hero Paperback – Feb. 29 by Professor Otto Rank (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings. See all 16 formats and editions Hide other /5(12).


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The book's main service these days is to collect and discuss, albeit briefly, a number of texts concerning the birth of hero figures that have similar motifs. This is a classic work and a must-read for anyone seriously interested in mythology and in particular hero mythology/5.

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MYTH OF THE BIRTH OF THE HERO, THE. In Otto Rank's view, this book was the first to attempt a psychoanalytical interpretation of myths: In it he declared that psychological reality is responsible for organizing what is narrated by the myth or the story.

This work, a "cornerstone" of the psychoanalytical study of mythology (Theodor Reik), and written at Freud's request, did indeed open up. First published in German inOtto Rank's original The Myth of the Birth of the Hero offered psychoanalytical interpretations of mythological stories as a means of understanding the human psyche.

Like his mentor Sigmund Freud, Rank compared the myths of such figures as Oedipus, Moses, and Sargon with common dreams, seeing in both a symbolic fulfillment of repressed desire.

8 rows  First published in German inOtto Rank's original The Myth of the Birth of the Hero. The Myth of the Birth of the Hero Paperback – Febru by Otto Rank (Author) out of 5 stars 17 ratings. See all 23 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 4/5(17).

In Quest of the Hero makes available for a new generation of readers two key works on hero myths: Otto Rank's Myth of the Birth of the Hero and the central section of Lord Raglan's The Hero. Amplifying these is Alan Dundes's fascinating contemporary inquiry, "The Hero Pattern and the Life of Jesus.".

The complications of the hero legends with other myth cycles include (besides the myth of the hostile brothers, which has already been disposed of) also the actual incest myth, such as forms the nucleus of the Oedipus saga.

The mother, and her relation to the hero, appear relegated to the background in the myth of the birth of the hero. For instance, the flood myth, the heroic quest, and particularly birth-tales of the hero, appear around the world, from Africa to South America. When this was written the study of mythology was emerging from a period where attempts to explain this by diffusion or astronomical phenomena had been exhausted.

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His ideas about the psychology undergirding mythology, particularly hero myths, influenced Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell. In fact, Campbell footnotes Rank on the first page of The Hero With a Thousand Faces (), a book that would almost totally eclipse Rank’s work The Myth of the Birth of the Hero.

In narratology and comparative mythology, the monomyth, or the hero's journey, is the common template of a broad category of tales and lore that involves a hero who goes on an adventure, and in a decisive crisis wins a victory, and then comes home changed or transformed. Various scholars have introduced theories on hero myth narratives, including Edward Burnett Tylor, Otto Rank, and Lord Raglan.

About the Book. Originally published in German inOtto Rank's The Myth of the Birth of the Hero offered psychoanalytical interpretations of mythological stories as a Cited by: The Myth of the Birth of the Hero &#x; A Psychological Interpretation of Mythology.

is an account for the astounding similarity of such myths on the hypothesis that the myth-makers have credited the hero with their own childhood fantasies. Wishing to be a hero itself, the folk-mind invests.

The myth of the birth of the hero: a psychological interpretation of mythology by Rank, Otto, ; Robbins, F.; Jelliffe, Smith Ely, Publication date Topics Heroes, Mythology, Mythology Publisher New York: The Journal of.

First published in German inOtto Rank's original The Myth of the Birth of the Hero offered psychoanalytical interpretations of mythological stories as a means of understanding the human psyche.

Like his mentor Sigmund Freud, Rank compared the myths of such figures as Oedipus, Moses, and Sargon with common dreams, seeing in both a symbolic fulfillment of repressed : Johns Hopkins University Press.

Editions for The Myth of the Birth of the Hero: A Psychological Exploration of Myth: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in 20 Cited by: item 2 The Myth of the Birth of the Hero by Otto Rank (English) Paperback Book Free Shi - The Myth of the Birth of the Hero by Otto Rank (English) Paperback Book Free Shi.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. About the Book. Originally published inthis paperback--now out of print--is unique in providing samples of 5 books by Rank: "Myth of the Birth of the Hero" (1st ed.), "Art and Artist," "Modern Education" (o.p.), "Will Therapy," and "Truth and by:.

A certain resemblance with the story of the birth of Paris is presented by the poem of Zal, in Firdusi's Persian hero-myths (translated by Schack). The first son is .The first of Erich Neumann's works to be translated into English, this eloquent book draws on a full range of world mythology to show that individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as has human consciousness as a whole.

Neumann, one of Jung's most creative students and a renowned practitioner of analytical psychology in his own right, shows how the stages 4/5(3). Read "The Myth of the Birth of the Hero - A Psychological Interpretation of Mythology" by Otto Rank available from Rakuten Kobo.

Originally published inthis fascinating volume in the Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series presents a psyc Brand: Read Books Ltd.