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The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil - Second edition with index

£19.99

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Bollingen Series XI. Edited by Joseph Campbell. Published for Bollingen Foundation by Princeton University Press. Second edition with index, second printing. 338 pages, 5 illustrative plates.

Contents:
The Dilettante among Symbols
Abu Kasem's Slippers
A Pagan Hero and a Christian Saint
Four Romances from the Cycle of King Arthur: Gawain and the Green Knight, the Knight with the Lion, Lancelot, Merlin
The King and the Corpse
Four Episodes from the Romance of the Goddess: the Involuntary Creation, the Involuntary Marriage, the Voluntary Death, Shiva Mad
On the Sipra Shore

Heinrich Robert Zimmer (6 December 1890 – 20 March 1943) was a German Indologist and historian of South Asian art. Zimmer is credited by many for the popularizing of South Asian art in the West, as he was the first to identify the radical difference between Western classical and Indian art. This volume combines retelling and analysis of traditional stories from both Western and South Asian culture.

Hardcover without dust jacket. Red boards with black spine. Gilt lettering on spine and pattern on front cover, both slightly worn. Covers are somewhat marked. Top page ends are discoloured, but pages themselves are bright with no inscription or other markings that we can see.

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Author(s):
Zimmer, Heinrich
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15.5 cm x 23 cm, 6 in x 9 in
Edition:
2nd
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
338
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Title:
The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil

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Bollingen Series XI. Edited by Joseph Campbell. Published for Bollingen Foundation by Princeton University Press. Second edition with index, second printing. 338 pages, 5 illustrative plates.

Contents:
The Dilettante among Symbols
Abu Kasem's Slippers
A Pagan Hero and a Christian Saint
Four Romances from the Cycle of King Arthur: Gawain and the Green Knight, the Knight with the Lion, Lancelot, Merlin
The King and the Corpse
Four Episodes from the Romance of the Goddess: the Involuntary Creation, the Involuntary Marriage, the Voluntary Death, Shiva Mad
On the Sipra Shore

Heinrich Robert Zimmer (6 December 1890 – 20 March 1943) was a German Indologist and historian of South Asian art. Zimmer is credited by many for the popularizing of South Asian art in the West, as he was the first to identify the radical difference between Western classical and Indian art. This volume combines retelling and analysis of traditional stories from both Western and South Asian culture.

Hardcover without dust jacket. Red boards with black spine. Gilt lettering on spine and pattern on front cover, both slightly worn. Covers are somewhat marked. Top page ends are discoloured, but pages themselves are bright with no inscription or other markings that we can see.

Author(s):
Zimmer, Heinrich
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15.5 cm x 23 cm, 6 in x 9 in
Edition:
2nd
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
338
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Title:
The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil

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