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The hero with a thousand faces

Author: Joseph Campbell; Joseph Campbell Foundation,
Publisher: Novato, California : New World Library, [2008] ©2008
Series: Bollingen series, 17.; Collected works of Joseph Campbell
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Since its release in 1949, The Hero With a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbells' revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In these pages, Campbell outlines the Hero's Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world's mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Campbell; Joseph Campbell Foundation,
ISBN: 9781577315933 1577315936
OCLC Number: 224442464
Description: xiii, 418 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue: --
The monomyth : Myth and dream; Tragedy and comedy; Hero and the God ; World navel. Pt. I, The adventure of the hero : --
1. Departure : --
Call to adventure --
Refusal of the call --
Supernatural aid --
Crossing of the first threshold --
Belly of the whale --
2. Initiation : --
Road of trials --
Meeting with the Goddess --
Woman as the temptress --
Atonement with the father --
Apotheosis --
Ultimate boon --
3. Return : --
Refusal of the return --
Magic flight --
Rescue from without --
Crossing of the return threshold --
Master of the two worlds --
Freedom to live --
4. The keys. Pt. II, The cosmogonic cycle : --
1. Emanations : --
From psychology to metaphysics --
Universal round --
Out of the void-space --
Within space-life --
Breaking of the one into the Manifold --
Folk stories of creation --
2. The virgin birth : --
Mother universe --
Matrix of destiny --
Womb of redemption --
Folk stories of virgin motherhood --
3. Transformations of the hero : --
The primordial hero and the human --
Childhood of the human hero --
Hero as warrior --
Hero as lover --
Hero as Emperor and as a tyrant --
Hero as world redeemer --
Hero as saint --
Departure of the hero --
4. Dissolutions : --
End of the Microcosm --
End of the Macrocosm --
Epilogue: Myth and society : --
Shapelifter --
Function of myth, cult and meditation --
Hero today
Series Title: Bollingen series, 17.; Collected works of Joseph Campbell
Responsibility: Joseph Campbell.
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Since its release in 1949, The Hero With a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbells' revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In these pages, Campbell outlines the Hero's Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world's mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.

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