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MYTH By Patrick Garot
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"She was livid with the waiting..." So begins the most extreme, innovative, action-packed novel of many years. A work of “impassioned genius”, MYTH is a reader’s... More > tour-de-force that catapults its heroes and villains across modern-day New York City, from the corridors of power to gangbanger dens. NYPD Detective Hector Ramirez is a man of principles and secrets. All of his training, education and charm, however, never prepared him for the twisted Fates about to befall himself, his family, and his City. As he descends into the depths of a conspiracy that stretches back decades, even millennia, Hector becomes what he must be, and what he was born to be... A Hero. A Legend. The stuff of MYTH.< Less
MYTH By Patrick Garot
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"She was livid with the waiting..." So begins the most extreme, innovative, action-packed novel of many years. A work of “impassioned genius”, MYTH is a reader’s... More > tour-de-force that catapults its heroes and villains across modern-day New York City, from the corridors of power to gangbanger dens. NYPD Detective Hector Ramirez is a man of principles and secrets. All of his training, education and charm, however, never prepared him for the twisted Fates about to befall himself, his family, and his City. As he descends into the depths of a conspiracy that stretches back decades, even millennia, Hector becomes what he must be, and what he was born to be... A Hero. A Legend. The stuff of MYTH.< Less
Mister Mercury: A Modern Greek Myth By Giando Sigurani
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The Greek god Hermes has spent thousands of years in a mountain prison for disobeying Zeus. Emerging in a new world where the gods have been shunned by humankind, he hatches a plan straight from the... More > comic books to revive the glory days of Olympus. As Mister Mercury, caped hero, he fights not for freedom, not for justice, but to put the Fear of the Gods back into the hearts of mortals everywhere- whether they believe it or not.< Less
Against Religions - Paganism, a modern myth By Karl Dallas
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This is the first in a series of essays on various belief systems. Others will include: • Atheism • Darwinism • Feminism • Islam • Judaism and... More > Christianity • Marxism-Leninism • Non-violence • Sexuality • Violence For pre-publication free samples of some of these books go to http://bit.ly/AgainstReligions. The introductory essay, Why Religion, is also a free ebook.< Less
Gorillas in the Myth By Cecil Bothwell
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This is a best-of collection drawn from ten-years of Bothwell's nationally syndicated column, Duck Soup: Essays on the Submerging Culture. The essays principally concern the philosophy of... More > sustainability, its personal application and wider ramifications. Are baby mice cute or a pestilence? How many baby mice and wolves and whales must die to make way for my life? Natural capitalism, composting toilets, corporate incentive packages and the fate of turtles all figure in these gentle and often humorous explorations of modern living.< Less
Gorillas in the Myth By Cecil Bothwell
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This is a best-of collection drawn from ten-years of Bothwell's nationally syndicated column, Duck Soup: Essays on the Submerging Culture. The essays principally concern the philosophy of... More > sustainability, its personal application and wider ramifications. Are baby mice cute or a pestilence? How many baby mice and wolves and whales must die to make way for my life? Natural capitalism, composting toilets, corporate incentive packages and the fate of turtles all figure in these gentle and often humorous explorations of modern living.< Less
Myth & Medium By Dave Alber
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Myth & Medium: The Art of Dave Alber is an art catalogue focusing on mythological themes. The graphic work offers a glimpse into the simultaneity of the present moment, the artistic vision, and... More > the mythological theme underlying the work. The catalogue, which displays over fifty pieces of art in a variety of medium, also contains information about the art, the artist, and three related essays: The Myth of Prometheus; Frame, Crucible, Cosmos, Seeing Through the Boundaries of Epic; and The Discriminating Yoga of the Tiger’s Psyche, Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton’s Tantric Adventure. “Dave Alber’s book Myth and Medium is a courageous work that combines prose poetry and painting, two of the timeless forms that tap the numinous roots of art. I hope his work inspires artists everywhere to stretch their own mythic imagination." Phil Cousineau, author of The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work and Once and Future Myths: The Power of Ancient Myths in Modern Times< Less
HENRY TRUCKS — PAINTER : ancient myths meet modern landscapes [First Edition] By JEF7REY HILDNER
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THE VISUAL = THE VISIBLE + THE INVISIBLE Through painting, I seek to find the Significant Form & Significant Space of my architecture. Through painting, I foreshadow an architecture of Form... More > & Story. JEF7REY HILDNER ALIAS HENRY TRUCKS is a painter, graphic artist, teacher, writer, and licensed architect. His award-winning work and his essays on the theory and practice of art appear in many publications, including Journal of Architectural Education and Global Architecture Houses. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Princeton University. Profile: www.thearchitectpainter.com/profile.html< Less
Modern Science Fiction As Transformational Myth And Ancient Symbols As Scientific Clues By Ian Beardsley
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The Myth of the Birth of the Hero: A Psychological Exploration of Myth By Otto Rank
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In this study Rank looks at a a wide variety of Eurasian hero birth narratives, including Greek, Roman, Judeo-Christian, Indian, and Germanic legendary figures. He uses the methodology and vocabulary... More > of classic Freudian psychoanalysis to do so. The middle part of this book, where Rank enumerates some of these tales, will be the most useful for modern readers, as he draws on a wide range of sources, some of them fairly obscure. In the last part he puts these myths 'on the couch' as it were, and ties up his thesis very coherently. One of the most vexing questions of comparative mythology is the cross-cultural similarities in myths, folklore and legends. For instance, the flood myth, the heroic quest, and particularly birth-tales of the hero, appear around the world. Rank attempts to explain these common motifs in terms of what he believed to be psychological universals.< Less