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Definition of Mythmaker
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mythmaker
Literary usage of Mythmaker
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Asiatic Studies, Religious and Social by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall (1899)
"... on historic fact—The Historical Romance—Defoe, the modern mythmaker—The Gothic romance—Revival under Scott —Contemporary historic nereis—Esmond, Romola, ..."
2. Quran: The Final Testament by Rashad Khalifa (2001)
"Two outstanding books on this subject are "The Myth of God Incarnate" (The Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1977) and The "mythmaker" (Harper & Row, ..."
3. Estimates in Art by Frank Jewett Mather (1916)
"So he became a mythmaker— enduing with our own flesh the forces and ideals with which we must live—but of myths pla- tonically simple and defensible. ..."
4. Mythical Bards and The Life of William Wallace by William Henry Schofield (1920)
"feign that Orpheus drew trees, stones," etc., it was because he was a great mythmaker, apprehending, what reason could not comprehend, conditions in the ..."
5. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1902)
"Looking out upon the world about him, the mythmaker saw in the ordered workings of nature the manifestations of spirit akin to his own. ..."
6. The Mythology of the Aryan Nations by George William Cox (1870)
"In the latter case, the mythmaker knew little, probably nothing, of the source and the meaning of the story, and worked in unconscious fidelity to ..."