Myth and Knowing: An Introduction to World Mythology

Myth and Knowing: An Introduction to World Mythology

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Scott A. Leonard;Michael McClure
  • Publish Date: 2003-02-18


Myth and Knowing is by far the most comprehensive world mythology textbook. The text/reader format provides both jargon-free discussions of current themes and thinkers in the ongoing scholarly conversation about myth and a broad selection of complete myths chosen for literary merit and the cultural sensitivity of their translations. Rather than being genre-driven, the book emphasizes the psychological, religious, and cultural meanings of myth, presenting these with the intent of fostering in students a love of literature.

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