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Eva M. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives. 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. Selections from Native-American sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also included. They also incorporate readings by Carl Jung, Levi-Strauss, Victor Turner, and other scholars who consider mythic material from different analytical perspectives.

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The only complete--and truly global--world mythology text, now in full color. Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: 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. 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 of 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.

Eva M. Margaret K. I have looked around at many other texts and there are very few with the breadth and depth of this book. It is especially helpful to a teacher trying to cover a lot of global ground in a comprehensive mythology course. Few would have the expertise commanded by the two authors to cover everything from Native American through African through contemporary film myths.

I have been using it since the first edition and haven't yet seen a superior work. Lansverk, Montana State University. And it does so in one book. It is the only book I know of that takes such a comprehensive approach to the subject. Warren, Valencia College. Mark Morford, Robert J. Lenardon, and Michael Sham. Request examination copy. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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Please visit global. Please note that textbooks and other products described on this site may not be available outside the USA. US Higher Education Not for profit. All for education. Skip to main content. Search Start Search. Go directly to our online catalogue. Thury and Margaret K. Reviews " Introduction to Mythology is a first-class textbook. 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 are still in our narratives today.

What Is Myth? Creation 3. Greece: Hesiod 4. Rome: Ovid Creation 5. The Bible: Genesis Creation 6. Mesopotamia: Enuma Elish 7. Africa: Uganda and Nigeria Mesoamerica: Popol Vuh 2B. Destruction Rome: Ovid Flood The Bible: Genesis Flood Mesopotamia: The Epic of Gilgamesh Kirk India: The Ramayana Africa: The Mwindo Epic Greece: Oedipus the King, Sophocles North America: Raven African and African-American Trickster Stories Greece: Prometheus Greece: Demeter and Persephone Egypt: Isis and Osiris Ellis Davidson Theory: Man and His Symbols, C.

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Introduction to Mythology

The only complete--and truly global--world mythology text, now in full color. Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: 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. 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 of 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. Eva M.

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