Tagged: Dance

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MythBlast | Forsaking the Easy for the Harder Pleasures

In his book, The Ecstasy of Being: Mythology and Dance, Joseph Campbell discusses artists who have had monumental impacts on the world of dance. To a person, these artists unflinchingly blazed new trails in...

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MythBlast | The Ancient Craft of the Beautiful

In his book The Ecstasy of Being: Mythology and Dance, Joseph Campbell demonstrates not only his insatiable curiosity and wide-ranging, omnivorous mind, but also, in his exploration of mythology and dance, I am reminded...

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MythBlast | The Quest of Creative-Being Itself

It is easy to glamorize the gifts and benefits of artistic creativity, the unique sense of transcendence it brings to mind, a kind of panacea to cure all the ills of life. To be...

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NewsBlast | The Ecstasy of Being is Now Available

We are excited to announce the release of Joseph Campbell’s The Ecstasy of Being: Mythology and Dance, the latest in the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell print series published by our colleagues at New World Library. Ecstasy of...

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MythBlast | The Ecstasy of Being: Mythology and Dance

Our theme at the Joseph Campbell Foundation this month is gratitude. We are celebrating both Campbell’s ideas and works, and all of the people around the world who have brought their own particular genius...