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Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date February 10, 2016
Pages 866
Binding Paperback
Edition 4th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780190262983
ISBN-10 0190262982
Dimensions 1.50 by 8 by 10.25 in.
Weight 3.64 lbs.
Original list price $99.95
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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 200 illustrations, photographs, and maps


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780195179682
 
from Oxford Univ Pr (December 27, 2004)
9780195179682 | details & prices | 722 pages | 7.75 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 3.10 lbs | List price $115.00
About: Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780190262983 Book cover for 9780195158892 Book cover for 9780195332940 Book cover for 9780199859238
 
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4th edition from Oxford Univ Pr (February 10, 2016)
9780190262983 | details & prices | 866 pages | 8.00 × 10.25 × 1.50 in. | 3.64 lbs | List price $99.95
About: 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.
3 edition from Oxford Univ Pr (April 13, 2012)
9780199859238 | details & prices | 757 pages | 6.00 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 3.20 lbs | List price $99.95
About: Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths, Third Edition, introduces students to a wide range of myths drawn from sources all around the world and approached from various critical perspectives.
2 edition from Oxford Univ Pr (January 21, 2009)
9780195332940 | details & prices | 710 pages | 7.75 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 3.00 lbs | List price $84.95
About: The only complete world mythology textbook available, Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths, Second Edition, integrates original texts with explanations, interpretations, theory, and numerous pedagogical aids to introduce students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives.
from Oxford Univ Pr (December 27, 2004)
9780195158892 | details & prices | 722 pages | 7.50 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 2.65 lbs | List price $79.95
About: Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives.

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