The 3 essays provided during this quantity exhibit the symbolic complexity and poetic visions of historic close to jap mythology. the writer explores the interrelated issues of erotic wish, divine clash, and death's realm in chosen historic Mesopotamian and Egyptian mythological narratives utilizing modern equipment of literary research. subject matters comprise the development of wish within the Gilgamesh epic, a psychoanalytic method of 'The Contendings of Horus and Seth', and gender and the workout of energy within the stormy romance of Nergal and Ereshkigal. partitions' clean therapy of those 3 vital myths brings them to lifestyles for the expert and mythology buff alike.
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