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Of Gods and Men: Studies in Lithuanian Mythology

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With this volume, Greimas gives voice to the cultural memory of his people. He is both storyteller and explicator, deciphering the symbolic world of Lithuanian mythology.

This first English translation of Apie Dievus ir zmones is a brilliant convergence of Greimas's historical and folkloric studies. Greimas examines the origins of ancient deities; discusses the concepts of

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Hardcover, 248 pages
Published December 1st 1992 by Indiana University Press
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Algirdas Julius Greimas (1917 m. kovo 9 d. Tuloje, Rusija – 1992 m. vasario 27 d. Paryžiuje, palaidotas Kauno Petrašiūnų kapinėse) – lietuvių kilmės prancūzų semiotikas, kalbininkas, mitologas, eseistas. Vienas žymiausių šiuolaikinės semiotikos atstovų, Paryžiaus semiotikos mokyklos įkūrėjas.

Daugumą kalbinių bei semiotinių darbų parašė prancūziškai, o mitologijos studijas ir eseistiką – lietuviška
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