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A study of heroism in the myths of the world - an exploration of all the elements common to the great stories that have helped people make sense of ...Show synopsisA study of heroism in the myths of the world - an exploration of all the elements common to the great stories that have helped people make sense of their lives from the earliest times. It takes in Greek Apollo, Maori and Jewish rites, the Buddha, Wotan, and the bothers Grimm's Frog-King.Hide synopsis
The Hero with a Thousand Faces (2 Cas) (MacMillan Audio) – Audiobook cassette (1989)
Joseph Campbell, Ralph Blum (Read by)
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Audiobook cassette, MacMillan Audio 1989
ISBN: 1559270055 ISBN-13: 9781559270052
Campbell weaves together traditional wisdom with the modern struggle for identity and spiritual depth to create a mirror of our individual life cycles--and our struggle to make sense of our world.Campbell weaves together traditional wisdom with the modern struggle for identity and spiritual depth to create a mirror of our individual life cycles--and our struggle to make sense of our world.Hide
Description:Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1559270055. 1559270055. "DJ...Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1559270055. 1559270055. "DJ" refers to case, which has minor wear; 7.10 X 4.70 X 0.70 inches; 2 pages.
I was interested in reading this book after reading The Power of Myth last year, by the same author. Whereas the Power of Myth was essentially an overview of Cambell's work, this book is a deeper, more specific study. One of the best things about it is how it illustrates the major arguments by including ...
Though not designed for this purpose, it is a great book to read while taking an improv class. One can substitute the word improv for mythology in a few of the paragraphs and it still makes sense!
Originally written in 1949, this book has become a classic, wielding an influence at least as great as that of Sir James Frazer's The Golden Bough. Many prominent people have admitted being influenced by it, including filmmaker George Lucas, who read it after completing the draft of the first "Star ...
I bought this to listen to while on a plane...it was something I thought about using when I teach...as I do teach units on heroes and myths. While the story was good...taking the hero myths and stories in all different directions...I would definitely recommend actually reading this and not listening ...
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