|aMyth :|bits meaning and functions in ancient and other cultures /|cby G.S. Kirk.
|a1st pbk. ed.
|aLondon :|bCambridge University Press ;|aBerkeley :|bUniversity of California Press,|c1973.
|axii, 299 p. ;|c23 cm.
|aSather classical lectures ;|vv. 40
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aMyth, ritual and folktale -- Levi-Strauss and the structural approach -- The nature of myths in ancient Mesopotamia -- Nature and culture : Gilgamesh, Centaurs and Cyclopes -- The qualities of Greek myths -- Tales, dreams, symbols : towards a fuller understanding of myths.