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The hero with a thousand faces / Joseph Campbell.

By: Campbell, Joseph 1904-1987
Material type: TextTextSeries: Bollingen series 17 ; Collected works of Joseph CampbellPublisher: Novato, Calif New World Library c2008Edition: 3rd edDescription: xiii, 418 p. ill. 22 cmISBN: 1577315936 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781577315933 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Mythology | Psychoanalysis | Psychoanalysis | Mythology | Held | Mythos | Mytologi | PsykoanalysDDC classification: 201/.3 Other classification: Cm.01 | 200 | EC 5410
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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