Few cities have been mythologized
in the popular imagination as thoroughly as Alexandria, thanks in large part to the English novelist Lawrence Durrell, who set his famous 'Alexandria Quartet' there, roughly around the same period as Hill writes about.
Possibly no other creatures are as mythologized
or as misunderstood as sharks.
He cites capitalism as an essential concept for understanding modernity with history providing the key for explaining the most important socio-economic changes of the past, while issuing a caveat: it is open to being mythologized
and distorted, and, as an engine of innovation and growth, it is also a source of crisis, exploitation and alienation.
Featuring nearly 200 alphabetized entries and 120 black-and-white photographs, The Bigfoot Book is an incredible encyclopedia of folklore, legends, eyewitness accounts, and more about the mythologized
"Bigfoot"--supposedly a lurking, hairy, humanoid monster that subsists in remote areas on the fringes of society.
Hetty creates an imagined, mythologized
dream world in the Fir-tree Grove.
Thus a garment tradition originating as skin embellishment and now widely collected as decorative art portrays, in this instance, the image of a Christian soldier-saint from the third century mythologized
into a romantic hero.
But he also poses the paradoxical condition of this hermeneutics: in order for the banal to reveal its secret, it must first be mythologized
England) examines how first-wave British Gothic fiction mythologized
the rise of mass picture identification between 1764 and 1935 (picture identification defined as a cultural use of portraiture or, more specifically, "an intersemiotic practice that most commonly matches an embodied, presented face to a named, represented face to verify social identity" and "mass" picture identification understood as the unprecedented downward class mobility in who was picture-identified, who was granted authorities to read portraits, and how portraits were read).
Knott looks at such well-known figures as William Bradford, James Fenimore Cooper, John Muir, John Burroughs, and Teddy Roosevelt; Ojibwe conceptions of the forest and natural world (including how Longfellow mythologized
them); early explorer accounts; and contemporary literature set in the Upper Peninsula, including Jim Harrison's "True North" and Philip Caputo's "lndian Country.
Everything about him was guesswork, from the exact date and place of his birth to the cause of his death to the mythologized
events of his rise in a country formed by the hasty division of the Korean Peninsula at the end of World War II.
Loaded with fact boxes, photos and illustrations, and catchy chapter titles, this book covers Cleopatra's early life with her father, Pharoah Ptolemy XII, their run to Rome to save their lives, her time with Antony, and her much mythologized
The great meet-n-shred locales-- Love, EMB, Pulaski, etc--are so sorely missed as to be nearly mythologized
, while their replacements indoor warehouses, slabs, and the Internet--are as fleeting as they are the antithesis of what made street skating so compelling in the first place.