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The hero with a thousand faces

Author: Joseph Campbell
Publisher: New York : MJF Books, ©1949.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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
ISBN: 1567311202 9781567311204
OCLC Number: 36735520
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.
Responsibility: Joseph Campbell.

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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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