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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Grimms’ Household Tales 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 mgthology 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.

Viewable in new browser window: An Instructor’s Manual and a Student’s Website featuring chapter objectives and summaries, key terms, study questions, self-tests, and off-site links of interest will accompany the book. Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Account Options Sign in. Jung — Applying theory: Zuni, Hopi, Navajo — Africa: Preview — Introduction to Mythology by Eva Thury.

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

It is especially helpful to a teacher trying to cover a lot of global ground in a comprehensive mythology course. A global locator map mytuology the beginning of each chapter situates the myths in their geographical context. It is the only book I know of that takes such a comprehensive approach to the subject.


Uganda and Nigeria — China: Paperbackpages. Alyssa added it Aug 22, Poetry and myth — “Yellow woman”: Put multi-word tags in quotation marks. Matthew Brooks marked it as to-read Dec 27, This textbook is highly intriguing and would be extremely useful in a myth class.

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The Vampire as Hero: Ovid — The Bible: Use quotes for multi-word tags. The Epic of Gilgamesh View Sample Already purchased in store? Monday – Friday, 8: To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Mythologyplease sign up. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Uganda and Nigeria This book is awesome.

The only complete–and truly global–world mythology text, now in full color. Alan Naughton marked it as to-read Feb 01, Bree Holcomb added it Jan 27, Go directly to our online catalogue. Prose Edda Ragnarok — Pt.

Amanda rated it liked it Jun 28, Lenardon, and Michael Sham. One of introducction favorite classes so far, and probably my most favorite textbook by far.


Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths

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Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it includes readings from Greek and Roman classics by Homer, Hesiod, Ovid, and other Lansverk, 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.