Myth & Knowing

Myth & Knowing

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 161.8 x 233.93 x 23.11mm | 480g
  • McGraw-Hill Inc.,US
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 076741957X
  • 9780767419574
  • 2,360,578

About Leonard

Scott A Leonard (Youngstown, OH) is a professor at Youngstown State University in Ohio.

Michael McClure (Lexington, VA) is a professor at Washington and Lee University in Virginia.
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128 ratings
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