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Once and future myths : the power of ancient stories in modern times

Author: Phil Cousineau
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Conari Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Once and Future Myths shows you how myths - whether you are conscious of them or not - are the stories of your life and encourages you to explore whether you are living the myths or whether they are living you." "By becoming aware of the mythology of creativity, time, mentorship, travel, cities, and sports, in both their historical and present forms, you can come to know the world better. And it is through this  Read more...
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Named Person: Phil Cousineau; Phil Cousineau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Cousineau
ISBN: 1573241466 9781573241465
OCLC Number: 46642152
Description: xvi, 342 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the splendid prism of myth --
1. The myth of the creative struggle : late-night thoughts from Sisyphus to Sinatra --
2. The myth of time : from the Valley of the kings to Silicon valley --
3. The Mythic power of mentorship : from Odysseus to Zorba --
4. The myth of travel : from Easter Island to the moon --
5. The myth of the city : from the walls of Jerusalem to the cafés of Paris --
6. The myth of sports : from the fields of Olympia to the fields of dreams
Responsibility: Phil Cousineau ; foreword by Stephen Larsen.

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"Once and Future Myths shows you how myths - whether you are conscious of them or not - are the stories of your life and encourages you to explore whether you are living the myths or whether they are living you." "By becoming aware of the mythology of creativity, time, mentorship, travel, cities, and sports, in both their historical and present forms, you can come to know the world better. And it is through this understanding that you will see the origins of your own drive for work, love, home, creativity, and spirituality."--BOOK JACKET.

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