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The hero with a thousand faces / Joseph Campbell.

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Campbell, Joseph, Works ; | Bollingen series ; 17Publisher: Novato, Calif. New World Library, c2008Edition: 3rd edDescription: xiii, 418 p. ill. 22 cmISBN:
  • 9781577315933
  • 1577315936
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 201.3 22
LOC classification:
  • BL313
Other classification:
  • EC 5410
  • Cm.01
Contents:
Prologue: The monomyth -- pt. 1. The adventure of the hero -- Departure -- Initiation -- Return -- The keys -- pt. 2. The cosmogonic cycle -- Emanations -- The virgin birth -- Transformation of the hero -- Dissolutions -- Myth and society.
Summary: Since its release in 1949, The Hero With a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of moden psychology with Joseph Campbells' revoutionary uderstanding 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 myhtic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-382) and index.

Prologue: The monomyth -- pt. 1. The adventure of the hero -- Departure -- Initiation -- Return -- The keys -- pt. 2. The cosmogonic cycle -- Emanations -- The virgin birth -- Transformation of the hero -- Dissolutions -- Myth and society.

Since its release in 1949, The Hero With a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of moden psychology with Joseph Campbells' revoutionary uderstanding 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 myhtic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.

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