Definition of Mythopoeia

1. Noun. Creation of any (myth). ¹



2. Noun. (alternative spelling of mythopoeia) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mythopoeia

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mythopoeia

mythologizer
mythologizers
mythologizes
mythologizing
mythologue
mythologues
mythology
mythomania
mythomaniac
mythomaniacal
mythomaniacs
mythomanias
mythopeic
mythoplasm
mythoplasms
mythopoeia (current term)
mythopoeias
mythopoeic
mythopoeics
mythopoesis
mythopoet
mythopoetic
mythopoetical
mythopoeticize
mythopoeticized
mythopoeticizes
mythopoeticizing
mythopoetry
mythopoets
mythopoiesis

Literary usage of Mythopoeia

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1. A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury (1896)
"Even during his life Hogg underwent a curious process of mythopoeia at the hands of Wilson and the other wits of Black- wood's Magazine, ..."

2. Euripides and the Spirit of His Dramas by Paul Decharme (1906)
"483, and Max Mayer, De Euripidis mythopoeia, p. 59. This is only a conjecture, but it is rather plausible. ..."

3. Great Pictures as Seen and Described by Famous Writers by Esther Singleton (1907)
"For mythopoeia is just this, the incarnating the spirit of natural fact; and the generic name of that power is Art. A kind of creation, a clothing of ..."

4. Egypt's Place in Universal History: An Historical Investigation in Five Books by Christian Karl Josias Bunsen, Samuel Birch (1860)
"The first two, the most remote stages, are purely linguistic germs of mythology : the third is in the domain of mythopoeia, or myth-building. ..."

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