The Hero with a Thousand Faces (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)


Since its release in 1949, The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbell’s revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In these pages, Campbell outlines the Hero’s Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world’s mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.

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The Hero With A Thousand Faces

ISBN 10 : 9781577315933
ISBN 13 : 1577315936

Discusses the universal legend of the hero in world mythology, focusing on the motif of the hero's journey through adventure and transformation...

The Hero With A Thousand Faces

ISBN 10 : 0691119244
ISBN 13 : 9780691119243

Examines myths and folk tales from around the world in an attempt to understand the symbolism of the hero as it appears in the mythologies and religions of mankind...

The Hero S Journey

ISBN 10 : 1577314042
ISBN 13 : 9781577314042

Joseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of our time, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers. This new cloth edition of The Hero's Journey, published to celebrate..

The Inner Reaches Of Outer Space

ISBN 10 : 9781577312093
ISBN 13 : 1577312090

Created from a powerful set of lectures delivered by the "father of modern mythology," this exciting book--the second in the series Collected Works of Joseph Campbell--suggests tha..

Pathways To Bliss

ISBN 10 : 9781458749116
ISBN 13 : 1458749118

Joseph Campbell famously defined myth as ''other people's religion.'' But he also said that one of the basic functions of myth is to help each individual through the journey of lif..

Myths To Live By

ISBN 10 : 9781611780000
ISBN 13 : 1611780004

In Myths to Live By, Joseph Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making process from the primitive past ..

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