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In addition, authors Eva Thury and Margaret Devinney draw comparisons between classical myths and such contemporary cultural phenomena as The X Files. Introduction to Mythology, ,,, ,, Eva M. Thury; Margaret K. Devinney, Oxford University. Introduction to Mythology has 27 ratings and 3 reviews. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by. Eva Thury.

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Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths

Review ” Introduction to Mythology is a first-class textbook. Ideal for courses in classical and world mythology, this text can also be used in world culture, world literature, and comparative religion courses. Table of contents only Opens in a new window.

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The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chap Integrating original texts with ingroduction, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: NL marked it as to-read May 29, Savannah Phelan rated it liked it Apr 29, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Thury is at Drexel University.

Introduction To Mythology

It does help if you already enjoy mythology and know some general tropes across a few cultures, and you definitely need to enjoy literature, as that’s pretty much what this class was despite the “humanities” prefix it was yo. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Selections from Mythollogy sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also included. As an instructor in Colorado, this seems like a large oversight; so, I supplemented the book with several Mayan and Aztec myths.

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A “Myths Across the World” foldout map at the front of the text shows the regional distribution of all the myths discussed in the book New!

Scotland Francisco marked it introducyion to-read Jul 05, The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be printed. But if you like those things already, this book should be awesome and hopefully your class will be awesome too! Mp rated it did not like it Feb 13, Kythology, Montana State University ” Introduction to Mythology covers mythology and also introduces the notion of myth in contemporary narrative form, all the while offering a coherent analytical group of ideas to explain why these themes we find in mythology are still in our narratives today.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Please try again later. I would also highly recommend this even to the non-student who wants to explore myths more in depth. Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths, Fourth Edition, introduces students to a wide range of myths drawn from sources all around the world and approached from introducttion critical perspectives.

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FEATURES An innovative pedagogical structure helps students discern the complex web of literary allusions that characterize mythological texts A global locator mythologgy at the beginning of each chapter situates the myths in their geographical context Running margin notes provide cross-references and explanations of terms A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources A vibrant art program features more than illustrations, photographs, and maps.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Login Ask A Librarian. Toni Mendez marked it as to-read Jul 23, Khawla Tomaleh added it Sep 02, Great and thorough text with interesting modern connections!

This text is interesting in that it reads more like an anthology than a textbook. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. FEATURES An innovative pedagogical structure helps mythooogy discern the complex web of literary allusions that characterize mythological texts A global locator map at the beginning of each chapter situates the myths in their geographical context Running margin notes provide cross-references and explanations of terms A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources A vibrant art program features more than illustrations, photographs, and maps.