Joseph Campbell Foundation Myth Resources

The Rebirth of the Hero

In a work of wide-ranging scope and insight, Le Grice analyzes myths, religious texts, and scenes from a number of popular films–Jason and the Argonauts, Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, and more–to...

A Man Called Horse

Depicts individual undergoing a sacrificial ritual to enact a myth, that is the overcoming of the ego for the service of the tribe. Directed by Elliot Silverstein. Starring Richard Harris.

Dances With Wolves

Swept the 1990 academy awards with 7 oscars.  A stunning American Epic set in the Dakota Territory during the Civil War.  Union officer Lt. John Dunbar’s befriending of a tribe of Lakota Sioux while...

The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

This novel is simply the very best account of ancient Greek mythology, surveying sources, comparisons of various literary and krater accounts and depictions of important stories, and the underlying social functions of the evolving...

Pan’s Labyrinth

Inspired by the Brothers Grimm, Jorge Luis Borges, and Guillermo del Toro’s own unlimited imagination, Pan’s Labyrinth is a fairytale for adults. Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) may only be 12, but the worlds she inhabits,...

Around the Horn

Set in 1949 in the mining city of Butte, Montana, a world unto itself sitting a mile above sea level in the southwestern corner of the state, Around the Horn takes its readers on a journey...

Archetypal Psychology

Originally written for the Italian Enciclopedia del Novocento, this indispensable book is a concise, instructive introduction to polytheism, Greek mythology, the soul-spirit distinction, animal images, psychopathology, imagination, and the writings of C.G. Jung, Henry...

The Seventh Seal

After a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight challenges Death to a fateful game of chess. More than forty years after its initial release, Ingmar Bergman’s stunning allegory of man’s apocalyptic search...

Radical Academy

Radical Academy

The Radical Academy is a project of The Center for Applied Philosophy offering Resources in Ancient, Medieval, Modern, & Contemporary Thought

Amor and Psyche

Here we have a very subtle and suggestive analysis of the psychological characteristics of the feminine by the most brilliant disciple of C.G. Jung. . . . [T]he reading of this short book is...