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Humanities 50: Intro to Mythology
This course examines from a variety of critical perspectives the mythologies that have played a crucial role in the formation of the themes, motifs, and concerns central to the development of the Western humanities. Critical approaches typically considered include those of Walter Burkert, Joseph Campbell, Sir James Frazier, Robert Graves, Jane Harrison, C.G. Jung, Lord Raglan, Bronislaw Malinowski, Jessie Weston, and selected feminist and postmodern theorists. (Catalog Description.)

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Required Text:
Thury, Eva M. and Margaret K. Devinney. Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
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