Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 February 2016

944 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190262983

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Introduction to Mythology

Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths

Fourth Edition

Eva M. Thury and Margaret K. Devinney

New to this Edition:

  • Vibrant full-color design
  • Enhanced charts and diagrams
  • King Arthur and the Holy Grail: added chapter (Chapter 20)
  • Monkey King story (Chapter 10)
  • Iroquois League Creation myths (Chapter 8)
  • Works by Audre Lourde (Chapter 45)
  • Ramayana: expanded introduction (Chapter 18)
  • Paths of discovery relating to Native American stories and to feminism (Preface)
  • Revised Instructor's Manual
  • Updated Companion Website at
  • Extensive update of the popular supplement, Now Playing: Learning Mythology Through Film

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