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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An Instructor’s Manual and a Student’s Website featuring chapter objectives introdduction summaries, key terms, study questions, self-tests, and off-site links of interest will accompany the book.

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Lists with This Book. Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it includes readings from Greek and Roman introductin by Homer, Hesiod, Ovid, and other writers ; Nordic mythology by Snorri Sturluson ; Hindu culture The Ramayana ; and from such ancient works as The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible.

Pages with related products. Monika rated it really liked it Feb 26, I needed it for an Intro to Mythology course and it was absolutely amazing. The selections are organized into seven topical sections: The Power of Myth. Raven — African and African-American trickster stories — Greece: Oxford University Press, A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources.

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V Jurado added it Mar 14, Trivia About Introduction to M Open Preview See a Problem? Overall, a great textbook that we used consistently throughout the semester.


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Finally, works by Milton, Keats, Updike, and Joyce are presented as examples of modern literary texts with mythological roots.

Prose Edda heroes — Africa: Table of contents only Tuhry in a new window Loading Table of Contents. FEATURES An innovative pedagogical structure helps students 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.

Heracles and Dionysus — Pt. Khawla Tomaleh added it Sep 02, Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Mythology. Ideal for courses in classical and world mythology, this text can also be used in world culture, world literature, and comparative religion courses. It is the only book I know of that takes such a comprehensive approach to the subject.

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Ebook This title is available as an ebook from RedShelf. See all 27 reviews. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Dallin Wellington marked it as to-read Sep 17, It does help if you already enjoy mythology and know some general ingroduction 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 given.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Josh marked it as to-read Aug 31, 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 various critical perspectives.

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