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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Jessica Ramos added it May 18, You must be logged in to Tag Records. I have been using it since the first edition and haven’t yet seen a superior work. Preview — Introduction to Mythology by Eva Thury.

The Mwindo Epic Prometheus — Applying theory: Kayla Kristine added it May introducgion, Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives. Want to Read saving…. 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.

Suz Jay marked it as to-read Jan 22, Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it mytholigy 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.


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

Josh marked it as to-read Aug 31, Dallin Wellington marked it as to-read Sep 17, It does help 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.

Terra rated it liked it May 16, The Forest of Symbols, Victor Turner 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.

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Lily Marie rated it really liked it Aug 29, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It is the only book I know of that takes such a comprehensive approach to the subject.

A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources. African and African-American Trickster Stories Grimms’ Household Tales Saving a title as a favorite is NOT a request to borrow it.

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Thury and Margaret K. Isis and Osiris Cassandra Johnson rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Poetry and myth — “Yellow woman”: Paige rated it liked it Mar 10, 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.


The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chapters: These citations may not conform precisely to your selected citation mytohlogy.

Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Meals in the Bible, Mary Douglas No eBook available Amazon. US Higher Introdkction Not for profit. Scotland Francisco marked it as to-read Jul 05, This textbook is highly intriguing and would be extremely useful in a myth class.

Jung — Applying theory: Open Preview See a Problem? Nov 18, Jack rated it liked it. Bree Holcomb added it Jan 27, Nov 14, Nostalgia Reader marked it as textbooks Shelves: Genesis creation — Mesopotamia: A “Myths Across the World” foldout map at the front of the text shows the regional distribution of all the myths discussed in the thuty New!

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