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  • noun Creation of myth.


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Attested since 1882; mytho- +‎ poesis, based after Ancient Greek μυθοποίησις.


  • Makes sense to me that this would be a productive conundrum for mythopoesis over the eons.

    The WELL: Box Of Rain

  • Romantic mythopoesis is most powerfully and early proposed in

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Christianity upon an alien mythopoesis, he dons human attributes, talking and acting as a man (H.F. Tozer).

    Old Calabria

  • As for myself, I thought of the old god Triton, who dwelt in yonder foul lake and showed some kindness to Jason, long ago, when his ships were entangled in the ooze; I thought of Tritogeneia, the savage, mud-born creature who, cast into the purifying crucible of Hellenic mythopoesis, emerged as bright-eyed Athene, mother of wisdom and domestic arts.

    Fountains in the Sand Rambles Among the Oases of Tunisia

  • LeGuin’s sensitive and humane mythopoesis more than I do Vonnegut’s absurdist irony in my own works.

    I’m Ursula K. Le Guin! | Mind on Fire


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