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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Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it includes readings from Greek and Roman classics by Homer, Hesiod, Mythollogy, and other writers ; Nordic mythology by Snorri Sturluson ; Hindu culture The Ram Introduction to Mythology: Text is clean and unmarked! What makes Biblio different?


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While this was oftentimes helpful, it occasionally restricted students’ thinking to just what they read there, instead of cultivating their own interpretation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources. Myths of creation and destruction — Pt.

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Preview — Introduction to Mythology by Eva M. Access Until December 31, Kayla Kristine added it May mythopogy, Suz Jay marked it as to-read Jan 22, I’ve never enjoyed a text book before so it seems worthy of a review. Trivia About Introduction to M Audrey Schachter added it Aug 17, Finally, works mythloogy Milton, Keats, 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

Put mytholog tags in quotation marks. Summary Discuss Reviews 0 Includes bibliographical references and index. You must be logged in to Tag Records. FEATURES An innovative pedagogical structure helps students discern the complex web of literary allusions that characterize mythological texts Tury 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.

I really like a lot of things about this book: Built-in study tools include highlights, study guides, annotations, definitions, flashcards, and collaboration. Thury is at Drexel University. Will rated ijtro liked it Oct 29,