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The hero with a thousand faces.

Author: Joseph Campbell
Publisher: Princeton, N.J.] Princeton University Press [1968, ©1949]
Series: Bollingen series, 17.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Describes how the "protagonists of folklore and religion enact simultaneously the various phases of their common story" and relates "their timeless symbols to those rediscovered in dream by contemporary depth psychology."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Campbell
OCLC Number: 284909
Description: xxiii, 416 pages illustrations 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Bollingen series, 17.

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Describes how the "protagonists of folklore and religion enact simultaneously the various phases of their common story" and relates "their timeless symbols to those rediscovered in dream by contemporary depth psychology."

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