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Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell was interested in mythology since his childhood in New York, when he read books about American Indians, frequently visited the American Museum of Natural History, and was fascinated by the museum's collection of totem poles. He earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees at Columbia in 1925 and 1927 and went on to study medieval French and Sanskrit at the universities of Paris and Munich. After a period in California, where he encountered John Steinbeck and the biologist Ed Ricketts, he taught at the Canterbury School, then, in 1934, joined the literature department at Sarah Lawrence College, a post he... Read More

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Creative Mythology
Written by Joseph Campbell
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | November 1991
$22.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-019440-1 (0-14-019440-1)

This volume explores the whole inner story of modern culture since the Dark Ages, treating modern man's unique position as the creator of his own mythology. Read more






Myths to Live By
Written by Joseph Campbell, Foreword by Johnson E. Fairchild
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | February 1993
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-019461-6 (0-14-019461-4)

What is a properly functioning mythology and what are its functions? Can we use myths to help relieve our modern anxiety, or do they help foster it? In Myths to Live by, Joseph Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making... Read more






Occidental Mythology
Written by Joseph Campbell
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | November 1991
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-019441-8 (0-14-019441-X)

A systematic and fascinating comparison of the themes that underlie the art, worship, and literature of the Western world. Read more






Oriental Mythology
Written by Joseph Campbell
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | November 1991
$21.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-019442-5 (0-14-019442-8)

An exploration of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt, India, China, and Japan. Read more






The Power of Myth
Written by Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 1991
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-41886-7 (0-385-41886-8)

The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback edition
 
The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people--including Star Wars creator George Lucas. To Campbell...

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The Power of Myth
Written by Joseph Campbell
Harmony | Trade Paperback | May 1988
$29.99/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-24774-0 (0-385-24774-5)

The Power Of Myth launched an  extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph  Campbell and his work. A preeminient scholar, writer,  and teacher, he has had a profound influence on  millions of people. To him, mythology was the  "song of the universe, the music of the spheres."  With Bill Moyers, one of America's most prominent  journalists, as his thoughtful... Read more






Primitive Mythology
Written by Joseph Campbell
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | November 1991
$22.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-019443-2 (0-14-019443-6)

The author of such acclaimed books as Hero With a Thousand Faces and The Power of Myth discusses the primitive roots of mythology, examining them in light of the most recent discoveries in archaeology, anthropology, and psychology Read more






The Universal Myths
Written by Alexander Eliot and Joseph Campbell, Contribution by Mircea Eliade
Plume | Trade Paperback | February 1990
$16.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-452-01027-7 (0-452-01027-6)

Crossing the boundaries of time, region, and culture, universal myths have provided inspiration and guidance for countless generations—laying a foundation for the religious, social, and political heritage of nations and peoples since the beginning of time. Here is a rich and absorbing survey of the common myths that connect all cultures... Read more






Myths of Greece and Rome
Written by Bryan Holme and Thomas Bulfinch, Edited by Bryan Holme, Introduction by Joseph Campbell
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | October 1981
$35.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-005643-3 (0-14-005643-2)

Orpheus leading his beloved Eurydice back to life … Ulysses battling to resist the mesmerising Sirens’ song … The tragedy of the vengeful Medea … The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome are charged with passion and romance, magic and murder. Each one is brought to... Read more






The Portable Jung
Written by Carl G. Jung, Edited by Joseph Campbell, Translated by R. F. C. Hull
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | December 1976
$23.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-015070-4 (0-14-015070-6)

This comprehensive collection of writings by the epoch-shaping Swiss psychoanalyst was edited by Joseph Campbell, himself the most famous of Jung's American followers. It comprises Jung's pioneering studies of the structure of the psyche—including the works that introduced such notions as the collective unconscious, the Shadow, Anima and Animus—as well as... Read more





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