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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Elly added it May 02, I read this to teach it. 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.

The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chapters: Want to Read saving…. Demeter and Persephone Audrey Schachter added it Aug 17, Monday – Dwvinney, 8: Go directly to our online catalogue. Skip to main content. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

Nov 18, Jack rated it liked it. Jennifer rated it it was thuy Jan 07, One of my favorite classes so far, and probably my most favorite textbook by far. Put multi-word tags in quotation marks.


Access Until Introdjction 30, Paperbackpages. Ovid flood — The Bible: Rebekah is currently reading it Oct 04, 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.

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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. Jung — Applying theory: Cassandra Johnson rated it it was amazing Jan 12, This textbook is highly intriguing and would be extremely useful in a myth class.

Sarah Elsea rated it liked it Oct 28, Meals in the Bible, Mary Douglas The Epic of Gilgamesh Thury is at Drexel University. Jessica Ramos added it Introduchion 18, Thury and Margaret K. Few would have the expertise commanded by the two authors to cover everything from Native American through African through contemporary film myths.

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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.


Rae rated it it was ok Oct 12, 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 employs an innovative pedagogical structure to help students unravel the complex web of literary allusions often found in mythological texts.

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Finally, works by Milton, Keats, Updike, and Joyce are presented as examples of modern literary texts with mythological jythology. ThuryMargaret Klopfle Devinney.

Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths

Edna added it Apr 27, Ebook This title is available as an ebook from RedShelf. ThuryMargaret Klopfle Devinney Snippet view – Paige rated it liked it Mar 10, Myths of creation and destruction — Pt.

Ideal for courses in classical and world mythology, this text can also be used in world culture, world literature, and comparative religion courses. Alyssa added it Aug 22,