Part II critiques the work of the most influential early modern students and fashioners
of myth, including W.
584), then swiftly quote two of its primary fashioners
For every cause of anything whatever's passing from non-being into being is poesis, so that even the productions of all the arts are poeseis, and the fashioners
of these things poetai.
Both of these views are said, however, to ignore the fact that individuals and communities are in the process of becoming and that they are in some sense the fashioners
of their own characters.
The historical profession of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, if by that we mean the professors, the research scholars, the indefatigable toilers in archives and fashioners
of learned monographs, had little place in it for the kind of skeptical irreverence and iconoclasm represented by Green.