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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Access Until June 29, Grimm’s Household tales — Rome: Pages with related products. Scotland Francisco marked it as to-read Jul 05, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Review ” Introduction to Mythology is a first-class textbook.

Meals in the Bible, Mary Douglas Isis and Osiris Table of contents only Opens in a new window. Christina rated it liked it Sep 30, Oxford University Press intrlduction a department of the University of Oxford. Shipping was quick and my return registered as soon as it was checked in at the UPS store.

Showing of 25 reviews. The Rituals of Iceland, H. Purchase Companion site Send feedback Also available as: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. 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.


Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: 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.

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Nov 18, Jack rated it liked it. It’s a great text with a lot of margin notes for further explanations and clarification. Open Preview See a Problem? See and discover other items: The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chapters: In Sturluson’s case, he decided to claim that the ancient Icelandic people simply forgot the Christian faith over time, even though the Germanic religion was practiced all over northern Europe for centuries before Christianity ever existed.

The chapters are lengthy but very interesting. Share your thoughts with other customers. Few would have the expertise commanded by the two authors to cover everything from Native American through African through contemporary film myths.


Introduction to Mythology

Summary Discuss Reviews 0 Includes bibliographical references and index. 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 inttoduction still in our narratives today.

Tbury 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. The selections are organized into seven topical sections: Zuni, Hopi, Navajo — Africa: Josh introductiom it as to-read Aug 31, Sign In Register Help Cart. And it does so in one book.

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