Tagged: mythology

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The Modern Myth of Rock & Roll

Wayne Wise writes for the Pittsburg Post-Gazette about Steven Hyden’s new book, Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock. Hyden uses Joseph Campbell’s the Hero’s Journey structure to tell the...

A Class of Campbell

This Sunday Voices article argues, with great admiration for Joseph Campbell and his work, that humans are hungry for myth. The success of films that follow Campbell’s Hero’s Journey shows that learning about myths and...

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Mythology and the Psyche

Mark Morford writes for the SF Gate about Joseph Campbell’s work and how mythology is not intended to be taken as fact, but to represent an inward experience. In other words, all of the...

Burning Hero

This Huffington Post article by Derek Bares explores the mythical side of Burning Man event, following Campbell’s four functions of mythology. By building, relishing in and destroying an entire city, Burning Man allows it’s participants...