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 is Associate Professor of English at Drexel University. Introduction to Mythology has 65 ratings and 4 reviews. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths Eva M. Thury.
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ThuryMargaret Klopfle Devinney Snippet view – I read this to teach it. FEATURES An innovative pedagogical structure helps students discern the complex web of literary allusions that characterize mythological introduction to mythology thury A 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 introduction to mythology thury, an introduction to mythology thury timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources A vibrant art program features more than illustrations, photographs, and maps.
Guarantee delivery of your books no later than the shipping date on your order confirmation. It 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.
Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by Eva Thury
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Nov 14, Nostalgia Reader marked it as textbooks Shelves: Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Introduction to mythology thury Kristine added it May 10, Monika rated it really liked it Feb 26, Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range tp myths from various critical perspectives.
Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Heather Nelson rated it did not like it Feb 10, Parth Joshi is currently reading mytohlogy Aug 25, Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths 3.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Finally, works by Milton, Keats, Updike, and Joyce are presented as examples of modern literary texts with mythological roots. Bree Holcomb introduction to mythology thury it Jan 27, My one real problem with the book is that it omits infroduction Hispanic mythology.
Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths
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Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives. ThuryMargaret Klopfle Devinney. I really like a lot of things about this book: Every textbook comes with a day “Any Reason” guarantee.
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Paperbackpages. Extensive marginal notes provide mytohlogy 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.