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 74 ratings and 4 reviews. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths Eva M. Thury.
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Genesis creation — Mesopotamia: Mp rated it did not like it Feb 13, Selections from Native-American sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also included. Oxford University Press, Better World Books Condition: Extensive marginal notes provide cross-references and explanations of terms and culture-specific concepts, while a glossary of deities, yhury readings for each chapter, and more than illustrations, photographs, and maps further enhance the volume.
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Eva rated it it was amazing Nov 13, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Your purchase benefits world literacy! We do not guarantee supplemental material with textbooks e. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I also found it helpful to give my students a break from the dearth of mythoology in the textbook’s margins.
The selections are organized into seven topical sections: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Account Tp Sign in. Tim rated it liked it Nov 12, My one real problem with the book is that it omits all Hispanic mythology.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Finally, works by Milton, Keats, Updike, and Joyce are presented as examples of modern literary texts with mythological roots. Crystal Echerivel marked it as to-read Sep 13, Ray rated it really liked ghury Aug 12, I would inttro highly recommend this even to the non-student who wants to explore myths more in depth. The epic of Gilgamesh — Applying theory: Introduction to studying myth. Heracles and Dionysus — Pt.
The selections are organized into seven topical sections: FedEx does not generally deliver to PO Boxes or APO addresses, so please be sure to give us a physical street address to deliver to; also, unfortunately, we cannot ship this item to Alaska or Hawaii. Angela rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem. ThuryMargaret Klopfle Devinney Snippet view – The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be used offline.
Timothy Hobin rated it did not like it Jun 25, L rated it liked it May 16, The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chap Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: I loved the commentary on Who Framed Roger Rabbit the best.
Prose Edda Ragnarok — Pt. Return to Book Page. I also found it helpful to give my students a break from the dearth of commentary in Using this as the textbook for my World Mythology class. Jennifer rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Rae rated it it was ok Oct 12, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ideal for courses in classical and world mythology, this text can also be used in world culture, world literature, and comparative religion courses.
The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chapters: While this was oftentimes helpful, it occasionally restricted students’ thinking to just what they read there, instead of cultivating their own interpretation.
Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths
It does help inrro 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 given.
This is so good that I am definitely going to be reading many of the chapters over the summer to expand my knowledge even more plus, we read the This book is awesome. Even though this was the textbook I was using for the class I was enrolled in I really enjoyed it.
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