|STUDIA MYTHOLOGICA SLAVICA
| Znanstvenoraziskovalni center SAZU
STUDIA MYTHOLOGICA SLAVICA 10, 2007
Towards the Other Mythology. The Offspring of Darkness: Jocasta’s Daughters and Granddaughters
The author presents the situation and tendencies in contemporary mythological research. The paper starts out from the mythos-logos antithesis and from the twofold conception of the myth as a fabricated and as a sacred story. On the basis of a review of Croatian and mainstream mythological trends, the author perceives two main orientations in mythological research: the historical reconstruction of the proto-Slavic myth, and research into the myth, mythic awareness and mythic language in contemporary everyday life.
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