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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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

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Author : Joseph Campbell
Publisher : Bollingen Foundation
Genre : Religion
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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

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Author : Joseph Campbell
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Genre : Religion
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In this compelling and influential work, Joseph Campbell scours the myths of the world to reveal the characteristics common to heroes from all cultures and periods....

The Hero s Journey

The Hero s Journey

Author : Joseph Campbell
Publisher : New World Library
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Joseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of our time, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers. This new cloth edition of The Hero's Journey, published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Campbell's birth, recounts his own quest and conveys the excitement of his lifelong exploration of our mythic traditions, what ...

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Author : Joseph Campbell
Publisher : Joseph Campbell Foundation
Genre : Social Science
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Explore the Hero's Journey in stories as old as humanity and as new as last night's dream The latest incarnation of Oedipus, the continued romance of Beauty and the Beast, stand this afternoon on the corner of 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, waiting for the traffic light to change. — Joseph ...

The Heroine with 1001 Faces

The Heroine with 1001 Faces

Author : Maria Tatar
Publisher : Liveright Publishing
Genre : Literary Criticism
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World-renowned folklorist Maria Tatar reveals an astonishing but long buried history of heroines, taking us from Cassandra and Scheherazade to Nancy Drew and Wonder Woman. The Heroine with 1,001 Faces dismantles the cult of warrior heroes, revealing a secret history of heroinism at the very heart of our collective cultural imagination. ...

Study Guide

Study Guide

Author : Supersummary
Publisher : Unknown
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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 116-page guide for "The Hero With A Thousand Faces" by Joseph Campbell includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 8 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured ...

Sherlock Holmes  The Hero With a Thousand Faces

Sherlock Holmes The Hero With a Thousand Faces

Author : David MacGregor
Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
Genre : Fiction
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Sherlock Holmes: The Hero With a Thousand Faces ambitiously takes on the task of explaining the continued popularity of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective over the course of three centuries. In plays, films, TV shows, and other media, one generation after another has reimagined Holmes as a romantic hero, action ...

The Writer s Journey

The Writer s Journey

Author : Christopher Vogler
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Archetype (Psychology) in literature
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The Writer's Journey is an insider's guide to how master storytellers from Hitchcock to Spielberg have used mythic structure to create powerful stories. This new edition includes analyses of latest releases such as The Full Monty....