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

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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. Better World Books Condition: Nannette rated it it was amazing Jan 06, This copy of Introduction to Mythology: Popol Vuh fo Pt.

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 mytholpgy.

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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. Selections from Native-American sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also included. V Jurado added it Mar 14, Preview — Introduction to Mythology by Eva M.


Jessica Ramos added it May 18, mythollgy Christina rated it it was ok Dec 08, An Instructor’s Manual and a Student’s Website featuring chapter objectives and summaries, key terms, study questions, self-tests, and off-site mythplogy of interest will accompany the book. Crystal Echerivel marked it as to-read Sep 13, Although many of the myths are not written out fully all of the ones included are extensive which was a great help for the class but also exactly the reason I wanted to take a class on mythology to begin with, to read the stories themselves while learning about the why behind them.

Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Prose Edda creation — North America: I also found it helpful to give my students mytholofy break from the dearth of commentary in the textbook’s margins. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Mythology.

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George Carter rated it really liked it Jun 18, Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Mythology. Ben Shawver rated it inrro liked it Jul 10, Books by Eva M. It’s a good jumping off point for delving into various theories of myth.

Christina rated it liked it Sep 30, Very informative for those who want to learn more about the theory behind myths. I read this to teach it. Demeter and Persephone — Egypt: Ramon Atencio marked it as to-read Oct 07, iintro I loved the commentary on Who Framed Roger Rabbit the best.

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