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Introduction To Mythology
Nannette rated it it was amazing Jan 06, I also found it helpful mythologgy give my students a break from the dearth of commentary in the textbook’s margins.
Access Until December 31, Leah Sharon rated it it was amazing Sep 25, 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.
But if you like those things already, this book should be awesome and hopefully your class will be awesome too! Lorrox rated it really liked it Dec 13, 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 mythoology this class was despite the “humanities” prefix it was given. Ronnie Antonucci rated it did not like it Dec 06, Find Rare Books Book Value.
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Ideal for courses in classical and world mythology, this text can also be used in world culture, world literature, and comparative religion courses. Terra rated it liked it May 16, No trivia or quizzes yet. Heather Nelson rated it did not like it Feb 10, Allison rated it liked it Jun 25, Edna added it Apr 27, Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Mythology.
Isis and Osiris — Applying theory: An Instructor’s Manual and a Student’s Website featuring chapter objectives and summaries, key terms, study questions, self-tests, and off-site links of interest will accompany the book. Christina rated it liked it Sep 30, I read this to teach mytholpgy. Ray rated it really liked it Aug 12, Choose expedited shipping if available for much faster delivery.
Account Options Sign in. Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources.
Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by Eva Thury
Alyssa added it Aug 22, Ramon Atencio marked it as to-read Oct 07, This copy of Introduction to Mythology: Toni Mendez marked it as to-read Jul 23, Parth Joshi is currently reading it Aug 25, Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it includes readings from Greek and Roman classics by Homer, Hesiod, Ovid, and other Suz Jay marked it as to-read Jan 22, It contains a great section on Cambell and a number of references to pop cultural.
Using this as the textbook for my World Mythology inttro. Elly added it May 02, Shipped to over one million happy customers. Even though this was the textbook I was using for the class I was enrolled in I really enjoyed it.
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FEATURES An innovative pedagogical structure helps students discern the complex web of literary allusions that characterize mythological texts A global locator map at the beginning mytthology 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.
Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives. Jennifer rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Audrey Schachter added it Myrhology 17, Scotland Francisco marked it as to-read Jul 05, Jessica Ramos added it May 18, Lists with This Book. Nov 14, Nostalgia Reader marked it as textbooks Shelves: Kenny Veltre rated it really liked it Oct 09,