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 27 ratings and 3 reviews. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by. Eva Thury.
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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 w Even though this was the textbook I was using for the class I was enrolled in I really enjoyed it. Nune Sargsyan rated it it was amazing Mar 05, This causes reading the book to feel more like reading a book for enjoyment than for being taught.
It is especially helpful to a teacher trying to mythhology a lot of global ground in a comprehensive mythology course. Russell Books Ltd Condition: The myths fascinating are clearly presented, with bold-face type stressing important points, but the reading is interrupted by commentaries in the margins.
Jennifer rated it it was amazing Jan 07, An Anthology of Readings. Big Ideas Simply Explained. Suz Jay marked it as to-read Jan 22, It is the only book I know of that takes such a comprehensive approach to the subject. Corinne rated it really liked it Sep 02, Go directly to our online catalogue.
Myythology must be logged in to Tag Records. Finally, works by Milton, Introductoin, Updike, and Joyce are presented as examples of modern literary texts with mythological roots.
Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by Eva M. Thury
Demeter and Persephone — Egypt: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The introductory remarks are often written in such convoluted style that they are more confusing than illuminating. I have been using it since the first edition and haven’t yet seen a superior work. The Forest of Symbols, Victor Turner Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Sarah Elsea rated it liked it Oct 28, Read more Read less.
Ben Shawver rated it really liked it Jul 10, Josh marked it as to-read Aug 31, English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Share your thoughts with other customers. It provided an inclusive look at varying mythologies, connecting them together with explanatory chapters guiding your reading of the passages.
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Oxford University Press; 3 edition April 13, Language: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Will rated it liked it Oct 29, Dallin Wellington marked it as to-read Sep 17, Deana Hooper rated it liked it Feb 23, Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it includes readings from Greek and Roman classics by Homer, Hesiod, Ovid, and other It’s a great text with a lot of margin notes for further explanations and clarification.
Account Options Sign in. Robin rated it really liked it May 11, Savannah Phelan rated it liked it Apr 29, 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.