Introduction to mythology: contemporary approaches to classical and world myths. by Eva M Thury; Margaret Klopfle Devinney. Print book. English. 3rd ed. Introduction to Mythology has 74 ratings and 4 reviews. Angie said: Even by. Eva M. Thury, . Jul 29, Nina added it ยท review of another edition. Shelves. Buy Introduction to Mythology – Text Only 3rd edition () by Eva Thury and Margaret Devinney for up to 90% off at

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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 introducgion I wanted to take a class on mythology to begin with, to read the stories themselves while learning about the why behind them. Lenardon, and Michael Sham.

They also incorporate readings by Carl Jung, Levi-Strauss, Victor Turner, and other scholars who consider mythic material tbury different analytical perspectives. 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. Ronnie Antonucci rated it did not mytholpgy it Dec 06, It is the only book I know of that takes such a comprehensive approach to the subject.


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You can buy or rent the book through Campus Book Rentals. Even though this was the textbook I was using for the class I was enrolled in I really enjoyed it.

Alicia rated it really liked it Feb 16, 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. Mp rated it did not like thurj Feb 13, Man and His Symbols, C. Few would have the expertise commanded by the two authors to cover everything from Native American through African through contemporary film myths.

It is especially helpful to a teacher trying to cover a lot of global ground in a comprehensive editio course.

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Contemporary Approaches to Kythology and World Myths. The Morphology of the Folktale, Vladimir Propp The Epic of Gilgamesh Christina rated it it was ok Dec 08, Leeming Request examination copy.

As an instructor in Colorado, this seems like a large oversight; so, Thuy supplemented the book with several Mayan and Aztec myths. The Vampire as Hero: Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Mythology.

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Building the Myth around the Man, Richard Slotkin Join over a million students that have saved money by renting! 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. The selections are organized into seven topical sections: I have been using it since the first edition and haven’t yet seen a superior work.

Return your books in the mailer by your rental due date. I really like a lot of things about this book: Next select how long you would like to rent the book then add it to your cart. Monika rated it really liked it Feb 26, And it does so in one book. I also found it helpful to give my students a break from the dearth of commentary in the textbook’s margins.

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