Joseph Campbell: A Fire in the Mind

Joseph Campbell: A Fire in the Mind

Stephen Larsen

The attention-grabbing biography that illuminates the guy whose paintings replaced sleek culture

• supplies a whole biographical view of Campbell's existence and a private point of view of who he used to be during the voices of his buddies and colleagues

• Written via of Campbell's preeminent scholars with particular entry to his notes and journals

Joseph Campbell cast an method of the learn of fantasy and legend that made historic traditions and ideology instant, appropriate, and common. His teachings and literary works, together with The mask of God, have proven that underneath the plain topics of worldwide mythology lie styles that demonstrate the ways that all of us might come across the nice mysteries of lifestyles: beginning, progress, soul improvement, and loss of life. Biographers Stephen and Robin Larsen, scholars and neighbors of Campbell for greater than two decades, weave a wealthy tapestry of news and insights that catalogue either his own and public triumphs.

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