mythopoiesis

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mythopoiesis

The internal fabrication of mythic events or false memories that may subsequently be revealed or acted out in multiple personalities, trances, ‘demonic possession’, seemingly psychic phenomena or conviction of their reality.
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A special issue of Mythlore on "Divination in Mythopoeic Literature" will appear in Spring 2018, with guest editor Emily E.
This film is another example of the mythopoeic with emphasis on the mythic and archetypal.
than theoretical discussion of its own mythopoeic strategy in the
Riede goes a step further, however, in arguing that Swinburne's criticism is implicated in a mythopoeic process of its own.
Celebrated here is "a mythopoeic 'gathering'" or '"mear"--like the "practice of remembering" (cf.
Crawford Fantasy Award and the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature for her debut novel, Redemption in Indigo (*** Jan/Feb 2011), which was also nominated for the World Fantasy Award.
This welcome paperback edition of The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale (first published in 2008) follows Caroline Sumpter's well-deserved achievement of the Mythopoeic Award for Myth and Fantasy Studies in 2011.
Time wicks away as Notley guides us through a mythopoeic labyrinth.
Cervantes does indeed "transpose and transform" myth, but he is also aware that "modern" writers should not--indeed, cannot--completely shake their link with the mythopoeic past.
Wilcken writes with great lucidity about the reasons for this and the way in which structuralism was in many ways a one man show combining intellectual gymnastics, mythopoeic sensibilities, abstract formalism and stark pessimism about the developing human condition.
In a mythopoeic sense, Atlantis--as Alvey demonstrates in her second chapter, on "Mastor,"--foregrounds perhaps the central conceptual innovation in her book.
In London, I hadn't had time for Tate Britain or Tate Modern, but I managed to take in Simon Fujiwara's mythopoeic and playfully intertextual solo show, "Since 1982," at Tate St Ives while just getting my bearings.