Ionela Carmen BANȚA
Assoc. Prof., PhD., Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova;
Myths are specific to each individual people, because they mirror their entire cultural identity. Therefore it is essential that each people know the myths that accompanied it in its evolution.
Over time, thanks to this major importance, names such as: Claude Lévi-Strauss, Mircea Eliade, G. Călinescu, Romulus Vulcănescu, Silviu Angelescu, Viorel Boldureanu, I. Oprişan have dedicated numerous studies and researches to the myth, each having his own vision, targeting definitions and / or classifications that help to formulate relevant critical opinions.
myth, definition, critical opinions, classifications, studies.