Joseph Campbell Foundation Myth Resources

A Box of Rain: Lyrics: 1965-1993

“A collection of over 250 classic songs by the main lyricist for the Grateful Dead–with a new introduction and over 20 additional songs, including from the Dead’s next album. Hunter also explains the sources...

The Folklore Society

The Folklore Society (FLS) was founded in 1878 and was one of the first organizations in the world devoted to the study of traditional culture. The term ‘folklore’ describes the overarching concept that holds...

Life of Pi

“The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a...

A Man Called Horse

Depicts individual undergoing a sacrificial ritual to enact a myth, that isthe overcoming of the ego for the service of the tribe. Directed by Elliot Silverstein. Starring Richard Harris. “In 1825, an English aristocrat...

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

Already an international literary event, and translated into a dozen languages, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony is a book without any modern parallel. Forming an active link in a chain that reaches back...

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 Novecento, this indispensable book is a concise, instructive introduction to polytheism, Greek mythology, the soul-spirit distinction, anima mundi, psychopathology, soul-making, imagination, therapeutic practice, and the writings of...

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

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

Silk Road Journeys: When Strangers Meet

No particular connection to Campbell’s work. In fact, no mythological pretext whatsoever. But anybody with a creative mind will notice that differences in music are inexorably linked to similarities in music, just as in...