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mythography

Syllabification: my·thog·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /məˈTHäɡrəfē
 
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Definition of mythography in English:

noun

1The representation of myths, especially in the plastic arts.
Example sentences
  • In terms of art production, the period of mythography is characterized by a return to romantic pictorialism and by monumental propaganda.
2The creation or collection of myths.
Example sentences
  • This author explains how Romantic mythography, nineteenthcentury linguistics, and racism ‘resurfaced’ in academic orientalism.
  • Bresson reinforces the anachronism with some anomalous mythography.
  • In Hesiod's poem, as understood in Renaissance mythography, the myth of the birth of Venus recapitulated in little how the universe sustains itself through a lucky harmony of opposed elements.

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