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

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

Joseph Campbell

Since its liberate in 1949, The Hero with one thousand Faces has prompted hundreds of thousands of readers through combining the insights of recent psychology with Joseph Campbell’s innovative realizing of comparative mythology. In those pages, Campbell outlines the Hero’s trip, a common motif of experience and transformation that runs via nearly all the world’s mythic traditions. He additionally explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic development of global production and destruction.

As a part of the Joseph Campbell Foundation’s gathered Works of Joseph Campbell, this 3rd version positive factors elevated illustrations, a complete bibliography, and extra available sidebars.

As suitable this day as while it used to be first released, The Hero with 1000 Faces maintains to discover new audiences in fields starting from faith and anthropology to literature and movie experiences. The publication has additionally profoundly stimulated artistic artists—including authors, songwriters, video game designers, and filmmakers—and maintains to motivate all these attracted to the inherent human have to inform stories.

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