The Hero with a Thousand Faces
  • Author : Joseph Campbell
  • Release Date : 01 January 2004
  • Publisher : Bollingen Foundation
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN 13 : 0691119244
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Book Description: Examines myths and folk tales from around the world in an attempt to understand the symbolism of the hero as it appears in the mythologies and religions of mankind.

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

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