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 27 ratings and 3 reviews. Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths by. Eva Thury.

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Savannah Phelan rated it liked it Apr 29, No eBook available Amazon. The myths fascinating are clearly presented, with bold-face type stressing important points, but the reading is interrupted by commentaries in the margins. Grimm’s Household tales — Rome: The Rituals of Iceland, H.

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Introduction To Mythology by Eva M Thury, Margaret K Devinney

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Introfuction. Selections from Native-American sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also included. Log-in or create an account first! A glossary of deities, an illustrated timeline, and suggested readings offer additional resources.

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Viewable in new browser window: This was an excellent resource and teaching tool. I think this is a very positive thing, since the book feels less pedagogue-ish and yet is thurg quite informative.

Introduction to Mythology

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 glossary 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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