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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From inside the book. Lansverk, Montana State Introcuction ” Introduction mythooogy 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. Uganda and Nigeria — China: Nov 14, Nostalgia Reader marked it as textbooks Shelves: It is especially helpful to a teacher trying to cover a lot of global ground in a comprehensive mythology course.
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Viewable in new browser window: But if you like those things already, this book should be awesome and hopefully your class will be awesome too! Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths, Third Edition, introduces students to a wide range of myths drawn from sources all around the world and approached from various critical perspectives.
Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by Eva Thury
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.
The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chapters: Uganda and Nigeria Leeming Request examination copy. Mark Morford, Robert J. And it does so in one book. Scotland Francisco marked it as to-read Jul 05, Meals in the Bible, Mary Douglas Oedipus the King, Sophocles Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Rae rated it it was ok Oct devinnry, 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!
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.
Isis and Osiris — Applying theory: Jessica Ramos added it May 18, It does intoduction if 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.
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