James Frazer

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James Frazer AKA Sir James George Frazer

Scotland / England 1854 – 1941


Comments: Mythologist; severely visually impaired from 1930 on; Death of the Sacred King; along with Margaret Murray, Robert Graves and Charles Leland, much of Wicca mythology was built on his WORK, which forms the substructure of Modern Magick today:


Teachers: E. B. Tylor; William Robertson Smith; Reginald Scott; Gerald Massey; Thomas Bulfinch; Andrew Lang (the Fairy Books);

Students: E. A. Wallis Budge; Gerald Gardner; Robert Graves; Joseph Campbell; Margaret Murray; Mircea Eliade; Claude Lévi-Strauss;

Organizations: The Royal Society;

Author: The Golden Bough; The Fear of the Dead in Primitive Religion (1933–36); The Growth of Plato's Ideal Theory (1930); Myths of the Origin of Fire (1930); The Worship of Nature (1926); Totemism (1887)


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_George_Frazer; read here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/pag/frazer/index.htm ; http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/f#a1241 or download here - http://darkbooks.org/pp.php?v=1096960796 ; or listen here - http://librivox.org/the-golden-bough-by-sir-james-frazer/ ;