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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Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths

Integrating original texts with explanations, interpretations, and theory, Introduction to Mythology: Elly added itnroduction May 02, Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it includes readings from Greek and Roman classics by Homer, Hesiod, Ovid, and other writers ; Nordic mythology by Snorri Sturluson ; Hindu culture The Ram Introduction to Mythology: It contains a great section on Cambell and a number of introductjon to pop cultural. The third edition strengthens its global coverage with two new chapters: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

I think this is a very positive thing, since the book feels less pedagogue-ish and yet is still quite informative.


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Few would have the expertise commanded by the two authors to cover everything from Native American through African through contemporary film myths.

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