Mythologiques is a four-volume work of cultural anthropology
Cultural anthropology
Cultural anthropology is a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans, collecting data about the impact of global economic and political processes on local cultural realities. Anthropologists use a variety of methods, including participant observation,...

 by Claude Lévi-Strauss
Claude Lévi-Strauss
Claude Lévi-Strauss was a French anthropologist and ethnologist, and has been called, along with James George Frazer, the "father of modern anthropology"....

. Originally written in French
French language
French is a Romance language spoken as a first language in France, the Romandy region in Switzerland, Wallonia and Brussels in Belgium, Monaco, the regions of Quebec and Acadia in Canada, and by various communities elsewhere. Second-language speakers of French are distributed throughout many parts...

, the works were translated into English by John Weightman and Doreen Weightman.

The four volumes of Mythologiques are:
  1. The Raw and the Cooked
    The Raw and the Cooked
    The Raw and the Cooked is the first volume from Mythologiques written by French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss. The original French title was Le Cru et le cuit....

     (Le Cru et le cuit) - First published 1964. Translated in 1969
  2. From Honey to Ashes (Du miel aux cendres) - First published in 1966. Translated in 1973
  3. The Origin of Table Manners (L'Origine des manières de table) - First published in 1968. Translated in 1978
  4. The Naked Man (L'Homme nu) - First published in 1971. Translated in 1981.
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