Search for more papers by this author. DUMèZIL, GEORGES. RELIGION AND MYTH: The New Comparative Mythology: An Anthropological Assessment of the Theories of Georges Dumézil. Background - Littleton describes the influence of Frazier, Durkheim, Mauss and other members of the French school of sociology. The New Comparative Mythology: An Anthropological Assessment Of The Theories Of Georges Dumezil Doc.
Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Littleton was the first scholar to summarize the hypotheses of Georges Dumezil in English. The new comparative mythology an anthropological assessment of the theories of georges dumezil doc. Comparative mythology is the comparison of myths from different cultures in an attempt to identify shared themes and characteristics.