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L rated it liked it May 16, They also incorporate readings by Carl Jung, Levi-Strauss, Htury Turner, and other scholars who consider mythic material from different analytical perspectives.
Josh rated it really liked it Jan 28, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Corinne rated it really liked it Sep 02, Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Feb 13, Leif rated it really liked it. Kyle rated it really liked it Jul 27, My one real problem with the kythology is that it omits all Hispanic mythology. Suz Jay marked it as to-read Jan 22, This book is awesome.
Devinney is at Temple University. Alicia rated it really liked it Feb 16, As an instructor in Colorado, this seems like a large oversight; so, I supplemented the book with several Mayan and Aztec myths.
While this was oftentimes helpful, it occasionally restricted students’ thinking to just what they read there, instead of cultivating their own interpretation. Parth Joshi is currently reading it Aug 25, Lists with This Book.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths. Kenny Veltre rated it really liked it Oct 09, It’s a good jumping off point for delving into various theories of myth. From inside the book. The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chap Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Rachael rated it liked it Dec 09, Crystal T marked it as to-read Sep 13, Leah Sharon rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Thanks for telling mytholoty about the problem.
Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths
Kayla Kristine added it May 10, No trivia or quizzes yet. NL marked it as to-read May 29, Josh marked it mytthology to-read Aug 31, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
One of my favorite classes so far, and probably my most favorite textbook by far. The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be printed. Virginia rated it really liked it Oct 03, Finally, works by Milton, Keats, Updike, and Joyce are presented as examples of modern literary texts with mythological roots. Heather Nelson rated it did not like it Feb 10, Alan Naughton marked it as to-read Feb 01, Robin rated it really liked it Tuury 11, I really like a lot of things about this book: Selections from Native-American sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also introxuction.
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It contains a great section on Cambell and a number of references to pop cultural. Sls rated it really liked it Sep 25, It does help if you already enjoy mythology and know some mtthology tropes across a few cultures, and thudy definitely need to enjoy literature, as that’s pretty much what this class was despite the “humanities” prefix it was given.
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Audrey Schachter added it Aug 17, 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.
Terra rated it liked it May 16,