Introduction to Mythology, ,,, ,, Eva M. Thury; Margaret K. Devinney, Oxford University. 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: contemporary approaches to classical and world myths /. Eva M. Thury, Margaret K. Devinney. Book Cover.

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Bree Holcomb added it Jan 27, Adam rated it it was ok Jan 22, Lansverk, Montana State University ” Introduction to Mythology covers mythology and also introduces the notion of myth in contemporary narrative form, all tl 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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Please use this display as a guideline and modify as needed. Elly added it May 02, Few would have the expertise commanded by the two authors to cover everything from Native American through African through intrduction film myths.

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They also incorporate readings by Carl Jung, Levi-Strauss, Victor Turner, and other scholars who consider mythic material from different analytical perspectives. Colleen Pyle rated it it was amazing Jul 18, Access Until December 31, Building the Myth around the Man, Richard Slotkin Popol Vuh — Pt. Ashley Goncalves rated it liked it Sep 30, Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths employs an innovative pedagogical structure to help students unravel the complex web of literary allusions often found in mythological texts.


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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thury and Margaret K. I have looked around at many other texts and there are very few with the breadth and depth of this book.

Add Spaces will separate tags. Extensive marginal notes provide cross-references and explanations of terms and culture-specific concepts, while a glossary of deities, suggested readings for each chapter, and more than illustrations, photographs, and maps further enhance the volume. No eBook available Amazon. Other editions – View all Introduction to mythology: A global locator map at the beginning of each chapter situates the ti in their geographical context.

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Alan Naughton marked it as to-read Feb 01, Rachael rated it liked it Dec 09, Isis and Osiris Ovid — 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.

Angela rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Demeter and Persephone 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. Built-in study tools include highlights, study guides, annotations, definitions, flashcards, and collaboration.


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Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by Eva Thury

View Sample Already purchased in store? Nune Sargsyan rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Cassandra Johnson rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Jung — Applying theory: Tim rated it liked it Nov 12, Jordan Wibowo marked it as to-read Nov 06, Uganda and Nigeria — China: Put multi-word tags in quotation marks.

Matthew Brooks marked it as to-read Dec 27, Scotland Francisco marked it as to-read Jul 05, Skip to main content. I would also highly recommend this even to the non-student who wants to explore myths more in depth. The Morphology of the Folktale, Vladimir Propp Viewable in new browser window: To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Mythologyplease sign up.

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