Tagged: storytelling

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The Hero’s Journey, Anti-Heroes, and Gangs of London

Jean Sergent, contributing writer for The Spinoff, explored how Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey is being used and subverted by popular television shows such as Game of Thrones and Gangs of London. Referring to the...

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Using Campbell in Scientific Storytelling

Oxford PhD student, Josh Ettinger cites Joseph Campbell and his book, The Hero With a Thousand Faces, as powerful resources for storytelling within the sciences. In an article for Nature.com, Ettinger states, “When scientists...

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WNYC, Diane Wolkstein, and Joseph Campbell

Storyteller, author, and folklorist Diane Wolkstein (1942-2013) produced and hosted Stories From Many Lands. Sponsored by the New York City Parks Department, the Saturday morning children’s program aired from 1968-1980.  Wolkstein’s career as the Parks...

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1000 Faces in the movie Big Fish

Joseph Campbell’s book, “The Hero With A Thousand Faces,” appears in this film. It is shown first on a sleeping Edward Bloom (before being picked up and placed on the nightstand by Josephine) and...