Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

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by Helen Morales
     
 

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More than mere retellings, this insightful look at the myths of ancient Greece and Rome explores the robust history and diverse interpretations of these timeless stories. In fields ranging from cinema to psychoanalysis, classical mythology has shaped the world in which we live. While recounting the myths themselves, Helen Morales offers examples that illustrate how

Overview

More than mere retellings, this insightful look at the myths of ancient Greece and Rome explores the robust history and diverse interpretations of these timeless stories. In fields ranging from cinema to psychoanalysis, classical mythology has shaped the world in which we live. While recounting the myths themselves, Helen Morales offers examples that illustrate how extensively mythology has permeated both high and popular culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402775321
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/07/2010
Series:
A Brief Insight Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,144,359
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

HELEN MORALES is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has published widely on literature and culture and is co-editor of the classics journal Ramus.

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