Myth and ritual
The horror writer H. Lovecraft's understanding of religion was influenced by The Golden Bough , and Lovecraft mentions the book in his short story " The Call of Cthulhu ".
Eliot acknowledged indebtedness to Frazer in his first note to his poem The Waste Land. The mythologist Joseph Campbell drew on The Golden Bough in The Hero with a Thousand Faces , where he accepted Frazer's view that mythology is a primitive attempt to explain the world of nature, though considering it only one among a number of valid explanations of mythology. Frazer and the Cambridge Ritualists , sets Frazer in the broader context of the history of ideas.
Cornford, and A. Cook, who were connecting the new discipline of myth theory and anthropology with traditional literary classics at the end of the 19th century, influencing Modernist literature. This content is from Wikipedia. GradeSaver is providing this content as a courtesy until we can offer a professionally written study guide by one of our staff editors.https://settnigtintgran.cf
James George Frazer
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