Tagged: hero’s journey

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Star Wars and The Hero With a Thousand Faces

“It’s no secret that Star Wars director George Lucas was profoundly influenced by comparative mythologist and literature professor Joseph Campbell and his seminal work The Hero With A Thousand Faces (1949). In case you don’t know what that book contains,...

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Campbell Inspires Festival in Gyaan Adab

Hina Siddiqui, programme coordinator of The Heroine’s Journey Festival, says, “The objective of the programme is to start a dialogue towards evolving the representation of women and femme people in the arts and media....

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‘The Mandalorian’ Has Many Talking Campbell

Disney’s new Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, has many analyzing the show and bringing up one of Star Wars creator George Lucas’s key sources in creating the original films — Joseph Campbell. Jon Favreau,...

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Russian Linesman Musically Explores the Monomyth

Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth has inspired artists in virtually every field in both direct and indirect ways. Electronic music maverick, Russian Linesman recently completed a project that explores the Monomyth in six distinct acts. Each...

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Butterflies and Soul Journeys

In an article for Black Voice News, S. E. Williams highlights a book written by Queen Shamala that deeply parallels the work of Joseph Campbell and The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Dr. Queen...

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AQUAMAN’s Hero’s Journey

Revenge of the Fans covered the building hype around the AQUAMAN film and the weight that director James Wan placed on the protagonist having his own Hero’s Journey. DC Entertainment has been making headway...