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" Myths are stories that are distinguished by a high degree of constancy in their narrative core and by an equally pronounced capacity for marginal variation. These two characteristics make myths transmissible by tradition: their constancy produces the... "
Flood Myths of Early China, The - Page 3
by Mark Edward Lewis - 2012 - 248 pages
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Transformations: Recollective Imagination and Sexual Difference

Drucilla Cornell - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 239 pages
...individuals and cultures. They are remarkably unchanging. Hans Blumenburg has defined myth as follows: Myths are stories that are distinguished by a high degree of constancy in their narrative core and by an equally pronounced capacity for marginal variation. These two characteristics make myths...
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Jekyll and Hyde Adapted: Dramatizations of Cultural Anxiety

Brian A. Rose - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 176 pages
...to the narrative allowing first for initial and then serial adaptation. "Myths," writes Blumenberg, "are stories that are distinguished by a high degree of constancy in their narrative core and by an equally pronounced capacity for marginal variation. These two characteristics make myths...
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Jekyll and Hyde Adapted: Dramatizations of Cultural Anxiety

Brian A. Rose - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 176 pages
...to the narrative allowing first for initial and then serial adaptation. "Myths," writes Blumenberg, "are stories that are distinguished by a high degree of constancy in their narrative core and by an equally pronounced capacity for marginal variation. These two characteristics make myths...
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The Uncertain Sciences

Bruce Mazlish - History - 1998 - 328 pages
...changeless. They are subject to a selection process in which modifications take place. He defines myths as "stories that are distinguished by a high degree of constancy in their narrative core and by an equally pronounced capacity for marginal variation." In this they differ from dogmatic religious...
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Between Ethics and Aesthetics: Crossing the Boundaries

Dorota Glowacka, Stephen Boos - Philosophy - 2002 - 310 pages
...individuals and cultures. They are remarkably unchanging. Hans Blumenberg has defined myth as follows: Myths are stories that are distinguished by a high degree of constancy in their narrative core and by an equally pronounced capacity for marginal variation. These two characteristics make myths...
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