The Golden Bough | Study Guide

James George Frazer

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The Golden Bough | Suggested Reading


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"Burke, Frazer, and Ritual: Attitudes Toward Attitudes." K.B. Journal, vol. 3, no. 1, 2006.

Glasser, Larissa. "James George Frazer and The Golden Bough." ARBlog, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 18 Aug. 2014.

"The Golden Bough." Encyclopaedia Britannica, n.d.

Vickery, John B. The Literary Impact of "The Golden Bough." Princeton UP, 2016.

Wittgenstein, Ludwig. The Mythology in Our Language: Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough. Edited by Giovanni da Col, Hau, 2015.

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