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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
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-8"-9" Tall. Clean, tight and...Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-8"-9" Tall. Clean, tight and unmarked. xxiii, 416pp., illustrations, index. Dust jacket in new mylar cover.
Description:Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-8"-9" Tall. Slightly rubbed...Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-8"-9" Tall. Slightly rubbed at tips. A clean, tight and unmarked copy. xxiii, 416pp. Illustrations. Index. Dust jacket in new mylar cover.
Description:Very Good in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. xxiii, 416 pp.,...Very Good in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. xxiii, 416 pp., illus., bib. notes, index; 24 cm. Near fine. Tight, clean copy. Lower right corners lightly bumped. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. CONTENTS: Prologue: the monomyth; The adventure of the hero; Departure; Initiation; Return; The keys; The cosmogonic cycle; Emanations; The virgin birth; Transformations of the hero; Dissolutions; Epilogue: myth and society.
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Description:Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1567311202. Tight bright...Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1567311202. Tight bright book, unamrked but for name to front endpaper; in bright dust jacket.; 9.50 X 6.39 X 1.29 inches; 416 pages.
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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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