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Literature and Film as Modern Mythology

Novels and films record and codify the cultural experiences of their people. This book explores the relationship between contemporary literature and film of the past fifty years and the ancient myths of Judeo-Christian, Greek,...

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Orion’s Guiding Stars

What the song is to the songbird, the myth of the hero is to the human being. Human hunter-foragers did not create the myth of the hero as a spontaneous act of artistry; they...

Cannery Row

Steinbeck was close friends with Campbell, and offered a mythological yin to Campbell’s factual yang. Cannery Row in particular studies human relationships reminiscent of the hero with a thousand faces, as well as some...

Myth & Medium

Myth & Medium: The Art of Dave Alber is an art catalogue focusing on mythological themes. The graphic work offers a glimpse into the simultaneity of the present moment, the artistic vision, and the...

The Alchemist

The Alchemist presents a simple fable, based on simple truths and places it in a highly unique situation. And though we may sniff a bestselling formula, it is certainly not a new one: even the...