Motiv antropofágie jako součást světové mytologie a folkloru
Anthropophagy as a part of international mythology and folklore
- Číslo 2 
PublisherUniverzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta
SourceStudia Ethnologica Pragensia, 2018, 2, 151-163
Anthropophagy, cannibalism, folklore, mythology, folklore indexes
This text is focused on issue of anthropophagy as an almost universal cultural construct, which we can find across all the world cultures. Specifically, it focuses on imaginary man-eating beings in international folklore and mythology. The objective of this work is comprehensive classification of anthropophagic beings according to their type. Based on this classification it is possible to track occurrences of anthropophagy in contemporary folk narratives documented in current oral transmission and compare it with international parallels.