The Politics of Myth examines the political views implicit in the
mythological theories of three of the most widely read popularizers
of myth in the twentieth century, C. G. Jung, Mircea Eliade, and
Joseph Campbell. All three had intellectual roots in the
anti-modern pessimism and romanticism that also helped give rise to
European fascism, and all three have been accused of fascist and
anti-Semitic sentiments. At the same time, they themselves tended... more...