Time Falling Bodies Take to Light Mythology, Sexuality and the Origins of Culture

ISBN-10: 0312160623

ISBN-13: 9780312160623

Edition: 2nd (Revised)

Authors: William Irwin Thompson

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List price: $25.99
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 4/15/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

William Irwin Thompson was born in Chicago in 1938. A poet and cultural philosopher, he has taught at Cornell, MIT and York University in Toronto and has been widely published, including Transforming History (Lindisfarne Books).

Preface to the 1996 Edition
The Myth Before History
Prologue: The Time Light Bodies Took to Fall
The Transformations of Prehistory
Western Civilization and the Displacement of the Feminine
Civilization and Alienation in Ancient Sumer
Civilization and Initiation in Ancient Egypt
The Myth Beyond History
Epilogue: The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light
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