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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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Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. A Short History of Myth. What makes Biblio different? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. 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!

This was an excellent resource and teaching tool.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? 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. Built-in study tools include highlights, study guides, annotations, definitions, flashcards, and collaboration.

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Saving a title as a favorite is NOT a request to borrow it. Trivia About Introduction to M Customers who bought this item also bought. Mytholpgy rated it liked it Jun 25, Open Preview See a Problem? Ships from Reno, NV. Apparently they did this to show how mythic texts rationalize their contents. Christina rated it liked it Sep 30, View Sample Already purchased in store?

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I read this to teach it. In Sturluson’s case, he decided to claim that the ancient Icelandic people simply forgot the Christian faith over time, even though the Germanic religion was practiced all over introducfion Europe for centuries before Christianity ever existed. You must be logged in to Tag Records. Emily rated it did not like it Nov 26, Josh marked it as to-read Aug 31, Terra rated it liked it May 16, Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Few would have the expertise commanded by the two authors to cover everything from Native American through African through contemporary film myths.

Introduction To Mythology by Eva M Thury, Margaret K Devinney

The chapters are lengthy but very interesting. Feb 13, Leif rated it really liked it. Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it includes readings from Greek and Roman classics 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.

It provided an inclusive look at varying mythologies, connecting them together with explanatory chapters guiding your reading of the passages.

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It doesn’t just center around what most people think of as mythology.

Introduction To Mythology

Lists with This Book. A global locator map at the beginning of each chapter situates the myths thurry their geographical context. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Ovid flood — The Bible: 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.

Prometheus — Applying theory: It contains a great section on Cambell and a number of references to pop cultural. I learned a lot from this textbook. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives.