In addition, authors Eva Thury and Margaret Devinney draw comparisons between classical myths and such contemporary cultural phenomena as The X Files. Introduction to Mythology, ,,, ,, Eva M. Thury; Margaret K. Devinney, Oxford University. Introduction to Mythology has 74 ratings and 4 reviews. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths Eva M. Thury.

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Selections from Native-American sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also included. Preview — Introduction to Mythology by Eva M.

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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 inro of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources A vibrant art program features more than illustrations, photographs, and maps.

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Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths

TishyBee rated it really liked it Nov 28, One of my favorite classes so far, and probably my most favorite textbook by far. My one real problem with the book is that it omits all Hispanic mythology.

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Although many of the myths are not written out fully all of the ones included are extensive which was a great help for the class but also exactly the reason I wanted to take a class on mythology to begin with, to read the stories themselves while learning about the why behind them. Oxford University Press, Deana Hooper rated it liked it Feb 23, Selections from Native-American sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also included. Devinney is at Temple University.