from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Being a creative interpretation
- adj. Given the quality of a myth or a poem, used typically in opposition to a purely factual account
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Making or producing myths or mythical tales.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as mythopeic.
This is at the heart of Bly's "mythopoetic" approach to male malaise.
And the men's groups of today tend to be centered on traditional religion, not Bly's "mythopoetic" antics.
This celebration engages our mythopoetic imagination with those early swashbucklers who had some admirable traits.
Though you get there by flight, you firmly land on the substrate of mythopoetic ground.
Yet the mythopoetic content is as significant, in that we find our dying god and central character embodied as a 1967 Chrysler Imperial.
The mythopoetic power of the car, aligned with the history of the open Road in America, was from the beginning destined to become one of America's, and Democracy's, most exalted myths.
Barney's mythopoetic investment in the DJED installation is heightened by what for him is its somber materiality and coloring; its powdery, chipped and unreflective textures; the blackness and greyness of the ash, dirt, detritus and slag deposited around the room.
In contrast to Mehta's and Neshat's depictions of religious women's homosocieties, Marina Abramovic's excursions into the homosocial divide consists of reprising mythopoetic imagery and ritual performance that represent the equalizing valuations of women believed to have marked many agrarian populations around the world.
They, by the continuity of their photographic self-immersions, compel us to expect the process of the photographed life even when entering the realms of the fictitious and mythopoetic to play itself out to the end.
Except, of course, that they are also the most powerful, important and consoling mythopoetic way we have of understanding our lives, our circumstances, our random births and our brutal deaths.
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