Sadly the editors chose 'fairy tale' for its more prosaic meaning, of a Bowdlerized and euhemeristic
Through his analysis of The Argonauts of the Western Pacific, Stocking unveils the traces of a "euhemeristic
foundational myth" where "the divinized heroes are not the Trobriand natives, but "the European Jason that brings back the Golden Fleece of ethnographic knowledge" (8).
Similarly, a "passage in Diodorus mentions Prometheus as the inventor of the flint-stone--an euhemeristic
explanation of the myth.
(2) These two collections represent the first extant attempt of a Viet euhemeristic
HANSON, P., <<Rebellion in Heaven, Azazel and Euhemeristic
Heroes in 1 Enoch 6-11>>, JBL 96/2 (1977) 195-233.
Azazel, and Euhemeristic
Heroes in 1 Enoch 6-11," Journal of Biblical Literature 96 (1977): 195-233.
Symbolically, Bumppo has killed the primal father (the wilderness) in the very act of imitating and overcoming it, an act that can be regarded as euhemeristic
in its implications.
In Holdstock's wonderful touch--his "playful Euhemeristic
speculation," as Brown calls it (170)--in the war veteran's mythago Billy Frampton, we encounter the archetype of the WWI British officer, a popular trench-born legend:
The Islamic-hermetic qualities of Gebir situate Landor's euhemeristic
writings within an oppositional prophetic tradition in which a compensatory narrative about the Protestant-Islamic republic seeks to overcome a frustrated political desire--Napoleon's betrayal of the spirit of the French Revolution.
(5) De Moya's euhemeristic
(or rationalising) moralisations 'reveal' a number of supposed intrinsic philosophical meanings for each fable.
fantasy the limits of mimetic art and the euhemeristic
reading of myth