Works by Campbell: Listed by Title

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A Brief History of World Mythology (Audio Bundle: Series II, Volume 1)

In Series II.1 Joseph Campbell provides a “brief history of World Mythology” by introducing us to the functions of Mythology and how the functions differ from East to West. Lectures include an interpretation of …

A Joseph Campbell Companion (Ebook)

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are—Joseph Campbell One of Joseph Campbell’s most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living is a treasure trove …

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Audio: Lecture III.1.2)

This talk, the second in Volume 1,“The Mythic Novels of James Joyce” is entitled “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.” It was recorded at the Esalen Institute on November 25, 1983. …

Androgyne as Mystical Symbol (Audio: Lecture II.5.3)

My subject tonight is the androgyne as mystical symbol. And the first point I want to make before engaging in the argument is that a symbol derives from the psyche, speaks to the psyche …

Archetypes & Mythology (Audio: Lecture II.4.4)

You ask about eternal life. Shall I be alive after death? This is lunar eternity. This is a long time. The eternity is that dimension which the screen of time shuts out. The obscuring …

Art of Indian Asia, The

Two volumes; the first contains the text, while the second contains the images. This work, a unique product of scholarship and photography, presents a view of Indian Art that is believed to be the …

Artistic Form and Yoga in the Sacred Images of India

This pioneering work now in English opened C. G. Jung`s eyes to the psychological and spiritual significance of the Indian Mandala, and it remains the clearest introduction to the essence of Indian art and …

Asian Journals — India and Japan

At the beginning of his career, Joseph Campbell developed a lasting fascination with the cultures of the Far East, and explorations of Buddhist and Hindu philosophy later became recurring motifs in his vast body …

Asian Journals: India and Japan (Ebook)

Travel with Comparative Mythologist Joseph Campbell to discover the power of myth in Asia At the beginning of his career, Joseph Campbell developed a lasting fascination with the cultures of the Far East, and …

Bachofen’s Myth, Religion & Mother Right (Esingle)

“Wise, deep-seeing, sagely Bachofen… could with equal eye regard the whole sweep of what he saw to be an orderly progression in which his own mode of consciousness participated as a member. And it …

Baksheesh and Brahman

Now available in Asian Journals: India & Japan Joseph Campbell was one of the foremost interpreters of myth in our time. Yet when he traveled to Asia for the first time he was nearly …

Belief and Power in Myth (Esingle)

“The question of belief is of less moment in the mythological sphere than the question of the power of the imagery to evoke and organize spiritual energy and thus to render, not an ideology, …

Bios & Mythos (Esingle)

Joseph Campbell wrote this article for a collection of essays, Psychoanalysis and Culture, printed in 1951 to celebrate the sixtieth birthday of the famed psychiatrist and ethnologist, Géza Róheim. In it, he seeks to …

Birth of the Modern (Audio: Lecture II.1.10)

In this talk, Joseph Campbell explores way in which myth expressed itself in the first cities, in classical India and East Asia, and in the birth of our modern world. This series was recorded …

Birth of the Perennial Mythology (Audio: Lecture II.1.9)

In this talk, Joseph Campbell explores way in which myth expressed itself in the earliest human cultures. This series was recorded at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California during the summer of 1969, …

Buddha, Jesus, and Europe (Audio: Lecture III.2.1)

The one who leads the life that is not the authentic life that is his creates the wasteland. And, insofar as we live such lives, we are of the wasteland. But the wasteland can …

Buddhism (Audio: Lecture I.3.4)

No experience can be taught; all that can be taught is the way to an experience. Hence Buddhism is something that is implicit in ourselves and is to be achieved through experience but cannot …

Buddhism in China (Audio: Lecture II.1.4)

I suppose if you were to try to invent two peoples at opposite poles of any spectrum you chose, Chinese and Hindus would be perfectly good candidates for the opposition. […] Think of the …

Bulfinch’s Mythology

Illustrated, from the Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch, With 200 Works of Art by Artists from Praxit Introduction by Joseph Campbell.

Bundle (Esingle)

A selection of individual articles and extracts by Joseph Campbell, some pulled from larger works and some never before released or collected! In this bundle:

Changing Images of Man

Prepared by the Centre for the Study of Social Policy/SRI International Stanford Research Institute (now SRI International) released a report in 1974 that has become a classic in the “alternative futures” literature. It has …

Christian & European Traditions, Part I (Audio: Lecture III.2.2)

The whole fairy lore that comes in then with the Arthurian romances from Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, and Scotland is Goddess infected: the fairy princess, the fairy godmother, Morgan le Fay, and those wonderful …

Christian & European Traditions, Pt. II (Audio: Lecture III.2.3)

There is a dualistic idea here. And the drift of Near Eastern religions is to press out, to get rid of the darkness and become absolutely pure. That’s not the way it is in …

Christian Symbols and Ideas (Audio Bundle: Series II, Volume 3)

Beginning with the symbols of the Christian faith, Campbell explores medieval history from the perspective of Tarot deck. Discussions of mythic images, mythic goddess, and alienation and rapture offer a deep look into Campbell’s …

Comparative Mythology (Esingle)

Joseph Campbell taught Mythology to students at Sarah Lawrence College, just north of New York City, for thirty-eight years. Late in his tenure, Campbell made a proposal to use his introductory course as the …

Complete Grimms Fairy Tales, The

The stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have become part of the way children—and adults—learn about the vagaries of the real world. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow-White, Hänsel and Gretel, Little Red-Cap …

Confrontation – Religion & Society (Audio: Lecture II.6.4)

Campbell looks at what happens when you mix religion and society. He begins by looking at the recognition of the divine, and brings us to a conclusion of the affirmation of life. How? Listen …

Confrontation of East and West in Religion (Audio: Lecture I.2.3)

Just as for the American Indian the buffalo dropped away, and with it their public social mythology, so for us: the world has moved past, and our mythology has dropped off, and we are …

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Correspondence

Selected letters capturing ongoing conversations between famed mythologist Joseph Campbell and a remarkable group of artists, seekers, filmmakers, novelists, and scholars This brand-new collection of letters features illuminating conversations between Joseph Campbell and a …

Correspondence (Ebook)

Selected letters capturing ongoing conversations between famed mythologist Joseph Campbell and a remarkable group of artists, seekers, filmmakers, novelists, and scholars This brand-new collection of letters features illuminating conversations between Joseph Campbell and a …

Cosmology and the Mythic Image (Audio: Lecture II.5.4)

There is a beautiful saying by Novalis: The seat of the soul is there where the inner world and the outer world meet. This is the secret of all myth. The imagery of myth …

Creative Mythology (Audio: Lecture II.2.5)

It is impossible to communicate an experience to someone who has not had the experience. Try to communicate the experience of skiing down a wonderful mountain slope to someone who has never been on …

Creative Mythology (Ebook)

The mythologies of this book are the productions, the revelations — the letters in a bottle, set floating on the sea — of such men and women, who have had the courage to be at one in their wanting and their doing, their knowing and their telling.

Creativity in Oriental Mythology (Audio: Lecture I.3.5)

When one looks at the glorious panorama of Indian art one sees a repetition of themes; beautiful themes, dependable themes, motifs that recur time and time again. And if you compare that galaxy of …

Divine Horsemen

This is the classic, intimate study, movingly written with the special insight of direct encounter, which was first published in 1953 by the fledgling Thames & Hudson firm in the Man and Myth series …

Earthrise from Thou Art That (Esingle)

This extract from Thou Art That, the first title in the publishing partnership between Joseph Campbell Foundation and New World Library, remains one of the most inspiring, delightful pieces we have published together. “Earthrise” …

Eastern Way, The

Authorized by the Joseph Campbell Foundation, here is Volume Three (of Five) in a 40-hour series. These are the key lectures that Campbell kept in his study and used as the basis for later …

Ecstasy of Being, The

Joseph Campbell’s collected writings on dance and art, edited and introduced by Nancy Allison, CMA, the founder of Jean Erdman Dance, and including Campbell’s unpublished manuscript “Mythology and Form in the Performing and Visual …

Enlightened One, The

Joseph Campbell’s exhilarating story-telling and masterful teachings continue in this second volume on the One Great Story of our human adventure. Journey with this remarkable man as he takes you through The Shaping of …

Erotic Irony and Mythic Forms in the Art of Thomas Mann

This exploration of the mythological themes in Thomas Mann’s work is now available in the collection, The Mythic Dimension

Experience of God, The

Joseph Campbell’s exhilarating story-telling and masterful teachings continue in this second volume on the One Great Story of our human adventure. Journey with this remarkable man as he takes you through The Shaping of …

Experiencing the Divine (Audio: Lecture I.5.3)

When our guiding mythology corresponds to that of our culture, our dreams will be regarded, so to say, as visions. We will be experiencing the divine in the form in which our society regards …

Finnegans Wake (Audio: Lecture III.1.5)

The name “Finn” goes back to an old Irish hero, “Fionn mac Cumhaill ” [Finn MacCool], who was the guardian of Dublin Bay for many, many years.  And he was a great giant and …

Fire in the Mind, A

The fascinating biography that illuminates the man whose work changed modern culture. * Gives a complete biographical view of Campbell’s life and a personal perspective of who he was through the voices of his …

First Storytellers, The

The third program of Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers. See The Power of Myth for more information The late Joseph Campbell was one of the foremost scholars on the …

Flight of the Wild Gander, The

In these essays – contemporary with his years at Sarah Lawrence and with his legendary Cooper Union lectures – Campbell explores the origins of myth, from the Grimms’ fairy tales to Native American legends. …

Foreword to Marija Gimbutas’s The Language of the Goddess (Esingle)

Joseph Campbell was a fascinated by Hungarian mythologist and anthropologist Marija Gimbutas’s work. As he worked on his great (sadly unfinished) masterpiece, the Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Campbell immersed himself in her writing about …

Foreword to The Portable Jung (Esingle)

Joseph Campbell said numerous times that he wasn’t a Jungian — by which he meant that he was never a direct student of C.G. Jung’s (though the two did correspond), nor a patient, nor …

Four Aims of Indian Life (Audio: Lecture II.4.5)

The first encounter of the West with this type of yoga was that of Alexander the Great. When he arrived in Taxila, in 327 B.C., he and his young officers heard that there was …

Freud Jung & Kundalini Yoga Part 1 (Audio: Lecture II.4.1)

One can take anything – this watch – draw a ring around it. Forget that you know hot to use it. What is it? The mystery of the being of this object is exactly …

Freud Jung & Kundalini Yoga Part 2 (Audio: Lecture II.4.2)

Everywhere you turn you find the same myths . . . not always with the same emphases . . . but the same symbols. How is it that these symbols keep returning? There are …

Freud Jung & Kundalini Yoga Part 3 (Audio: Lecture II.4.3)

As I said to begin: life, the universe and all things are first and last absolutely without meaning. And this term of the Buddha, the tathagata, the one ‘thus come,’ points to that. As …

From Goddess to God

A review from All Movie Guide: As part four in the Joseph Campbell’s Mythos series, this video continues Joseph Campbell’s look at the development of religion. Joseph Campbell’s Mythos: From Goddess to God examines …

Goddesses

“Joseph Campbell brought mythology to a mass audience. His bestselling books, including The Power of Myth and The Hero with a Thousand Faces, are the rare blockbusters that are also scholarly classics. While Campbell’s …

Grail Mythology (Audio: Lecture II.1.8)

In this talk, Joseph Campbell explores the Arthurian tales of the Grail–both in their humanist form, featuring the quest of the unsophisticated Sir Parzival, and in their spiritual form, featuring the quest of the …

Hermes, Alchemy, & the Voyage of Ulysses (Audio: Lecture II.2.2)

Hermes is the lord of the road to rebirth. He is the one who meets the soul at death and guides the path to eternal life of one kind or another. In that way, …

Hero with a Thousand Faces, The

This seminal work has influenced millions of readers since it was originally published in 1949, bringing the insights of modern psychology together with Campbell’s revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In The Hero with a …

Hero’s Adventure, The

The first program of Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers. See The Power of Myth for more information Joseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of the twentieth century, was certainly …

Hero’s Journey, The (book)

See also: The Hero’s Journey: a Biographical Portrait (video) Joseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of the twentieth century, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers. This masterfully crafted book interweaves conversations between Campbell …

Hero’s Journey, The (video)

See also: The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work (book) “And so Galahad decided that it would be a disgrace to set off on a quest with the other knights. Alone …

Hinduisim (Audio: Lecture I.3.3)

In traditional Hinduism, each caste has its own laws, its own morality, its own place in the society, and the individual is given so many laws to attend to that his whole life is …

Historical Atlas of World Mythology: (I.A.) Prologue (Esingle)

We live, today, in a terminal moraine of myths and mythic symbols, fragments large and small of traditions that formerly inspired and gave rise to civilizations. Our prevailing, Newtonian world view is of a …

Historical Atlas of World Mythology: (I.D.) Early Hunters of the Open Plains (Esingle)

A recognition of the mystery of death, and therewith, of life, marks the spiritual separation of man from the beasts. — Joseph Campbell In this installment of the Historical Atlas of World Mythology (Digital …

Historical Atlas of World Mythology: (I.E.) Living Peoples of the Equatorial Forest (Esingle)

Explore the primal myths of the tropical world The contrast of the two worlds and of the ways of life and thought of these Pygmies and the Bushmen could hardly be more extreme. Ethnologically, …

Historical Atlas of World Mythology: (I.F.) Art as a Revelation (Esingle)

In this latest installment, one of the final pieces that Campbell wrote, he explores the creative explosion that marked the beginning of modern human culture. “It is evident,” he says, “that ‘Primitive Art,’ both …

History of the Gods (Audio: Lecture I.5.4)

A myth is a poetic image that points past itself to an ineffable truth and so it can’t be called a concept…. But a myth, a mythology is a total image of the universe …

Imagery of Rebirth Yoga (Audio: Lecture I.2.4)

The realms of the gods and demons — heaven, purgatory, hell — are of the substance of dreams…. The mythology is the dream of the world. And if taken objectively as though there were …

In All Her Names

Collection of essays on the Goddess by Joseph Campbell, Marija Gimbutas, Riane Eisler, and Charles Muses. A review from Library Journal: This important collection of essays (including Riane Eisler’s “The Goddess of Nature and …

Inner Journey, The

Published since 1976 by the prestigious Society for the Study of Myth and Tradition, Parabola has become the preeminent magazine devoted to the myths, rituals, and art of the world’s religious and cultural traditions. …

Inner Reaches of Outer Space, The

Developed from a memorable series of lectures delivered in San Francisco, which included a legendary symposium at the Palace of Fine Arts with astronaut Rusty Schweickart, this book–the last Campbell completed in his lifetime–explores …

Interpreting Oriental Myth (Audio: Lecture I.3.1)

The whole point of the Oriental wisdom and mythic themes is that we are not in exile, but that the god is within you. You can’t be exiled from it. All that can happen …

Interpreting Symbolic Forms (Audio: Lecture I.5.1)

One way… to destroy the value and spiritual effect of a symbol of this spiritual kind is to say that it refers to a historical event. A spiritual symbol, a religious symbol, a mythic …

Inward Journey: East & West (Audio Bundle: Series I, Volume 2)

These five talks, recorded early in Campbell’s career as a public speaker, explore the roots of myth, its psychological manifestations, and the ways in which it has expressed itself differently in India and East …

Inward Journey: East and West

From the Star Wars trilogy to the lyrics of the Grateful Dead, Joseph Campbell has had a profound impact on our culture, our beliefs, and the way we view ourselves and the world. Provocative …

Inward Path, The

A review from All Movie Guide: Renowed scolar Joseph Campbell continues his exploration of mythology in part six of his Mythos series. This video discusses the mythologies and philosophies of the East. By examining …

Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (audio)

See also: Book: Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (book)   Video: Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (video)   The complete soundtrack from the phenomenally …

Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (book)

See also: Video: Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (video)   Audio: Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (audio)   These stimulating conversations between inspirational scholar …

Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (video)

See also: Book: Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (book)   Audio: Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (audio)   Forty years ago, renowned scholar Joseph …

Joseph Campbell Companion, A

In an intimate seminar gathered at the Esalen Institute for one month in 1983, Joseph Campbell discussed the ways in which myth informs and pervades each of our lives. This popular book gathers together …

Jung: Myth and Shadow (Audio: Lecture II.1.6)

In this talk, Joseph Campbell explores the connection between mythology and the depth psychology of Carl Jung.

King and the Corpse, The

Drawing from Eastern and Western literatures, Heinrich Zimmer presents a selection of stories linked together by their common concern for the problem of our eternal conflict with the forces of evil. Beginning with a …

La forza del mito

«Nessuno in questo secolo – né Freud, né Thomas Mann, né Lévi-Strauss – ha altrettanto riportato il senso mitico del mondo e le sue eterne figure nella nostra coscienza quotidiana» così James Hillman misurò …

Language of the Goddess, The

In this richly illustrated volume, the noted archaeologist and prehistorian Marija Gimbutas brings prepatriarchal civilization to life. A pioneer in archaeomythology — the interdisciplinary field based on archaeology, comparative mythology, and folklore — Gimbutas …

Love and the Goddess (Power of Myth 5)

The fifth program of Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers. See The Power of Myth for more information A series of interviews that Bill Moyers conducted with Joseph Campbell near …

Man and Myth

In Man and Myth, Joseph Campbell explores the origins of mythological symbols and our use of them to reconcile the conflicts inherent in life. Provocative and full of wisdom, these lectures were the basis …

Man and Myth (Audio Bundle: Series I, Volume 4)

These five lectures, recorded early in Campbell’s career as a public speaker, examine the way in myth and symbols affect and serve the individual, tying together lessons from religion, anthropology, art and modern psychology. …

Man and Myth (Audio: Lecture I.4.1)

There are two orders of dream. There is the simple personal dream, where you get tangled up in your own personal twists and resistances to your life and so forth…. But then there is …

Man and Time (Eranos Yearbooks 3)

This is from a collection of essays and lectures given by the Eranos scholars on aspects of religion, mythology, and psychology. Since 1933, the Eranos Conferences have been held at Ascona in southern Switzerland. …

Man and Transformation (Eranos Yearbooks 5)

Since 1933, the Eranos Conferences have been held at Ascona in southern Switzerland. Distinguished scholars from Europe, Asia, and America have been invited to a shared feast (eranos) and have lectured on themes chosen …

Masks of Eternity (Power of Myth 6)

The sixth program of Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers. See The Power of Myth for more information Program Six features the fascinating global conceptions of God–the masks of eternity …

Masquerade

Masks have always been more than simple disguise. They are a part of the alchemy that turns the secular world into the sacred, the mundane into the magical. In festivals and holidays around the …

Modern Myths of Quest (Audio: Lecture II.6.1)

Myths do a number of things for us – from social and cultural to psychological and spiritual. Joseph Campbell offers a modern perspective on the Illumination of myths. After delving into the perspectives of …

Moonlight in Vermont (Esingle)

In this short story, written just before the American entry into World War II, Joseph Campbell explores a theme he’d study for many years as an academic: the journey of a hero into a …

My Life and Lives

The autobiography of Khyongla Rato is a moving human interest story set in the last few decades of life in Tibet before Communists seized control of the country in 1959. It is the only …

Mystical Life, The

A review from All Movie Guide: As part five of the Joseph Campbell’s Mythos series, this video explores the connection between Christianity and the ancient mystery cults of Greece. Through the examination of artifacts …

Myth & Violence in America (Audio: Lecture II.5.2)

A movement from what Spengler called culture to civilization … is marked by revolutions and radical transformations of culture, where everything that had been natural became a problem, intellectually considered, criticized, and taken apart. …

Myth and Dream (Esingle from The Hero with a Thousand Faces)

Furthermore, we have not even to risk the adventure alone; for the heroes of all time have gone before us; the labyrinth is thoroughly known; we have only to follow the thread of the …

Myth and the Body

In 1973, Two pioneers in their respective fields – Stanley Keleman and Joseph Campbell – began to hold what would be fourteen annual seminars, ceasing only with Campbell’s death, to trade their well-honed thoughts …

Myth, Religion, and Mother Right

This is an important book on the meaning of goddesses and the feminine in Greece, Rome, and the ancient world. The Swiss thinker J.J. Bachofen is most often connected with his theory of matriarchy, …

Mythic Dimension, The

These 12 eclectic essays explore myth and its fascinating context in the human imagination — in the arts, literature, and culture, as well as in everyday life. The latest title in New World Library’s …

Mythic Ideas and Modern Culture (Audio Bundle: Series II, Volume 6)

Joseph Campbell presents mythic ideas and concepts with a unique perspective of modern cultures. As he discusses art and it’s relationship to mythology today, he explores the confrontation of religion and society and addresses …

Mythic Imagination

Before he was the engaging professor who brought mythology into people’s living rooms through his conversations with Bill Moyers, before he became known as the thinker whose ideas influenced Star Wars, and before his …

Mythic Imagination (ebook)

Before he was the engaging professor who brought mythology into people’s living rooms through his conversations with Bill Moyers, before he became known as the thinker whose ideas influenced Star Wars, and before his …

Mythic Living (Audio: Lecture I.4.2)

Jung began reading ravenously the works that had already been published on mythology, and this thought came to him—what it means live by and with a myth and what it means to live without …

Mythic Themes in Literature and Art (Audio: Lecture II.2.1)

Creative mythology, then, is the rendition of images, of life, of poetic statements, of the orders that you perceive underlying the purposes of the world in terms of your experience. — Joseph Campbell In …

Mythic Vision (Audio: Lecture I.5.2)

The mythological realm is the realm that supports our realm. In philosophical language it could be compared to the realm of Platonic ideas. It is that realm of eternal principals, eternal forms which bring …

Mythic Worlds, Modern Words

In 1927, as a twenty-three-year-old postgraduate scholar in Paris, Joseph Campbell first encountered James Joyce’s Ulysses. Known for being praised and for kicking up controversy (including an obscenity trial in the United States in …

Mythic Worlds, Modern Words (Ebook)

In 1927, as a twenty-three-year-old postgraduate scholar in Paris, Joseph Campbell first encountered James Joyce’s Ulysses. Known for being praised and for kicking up controversy (including an obscenity trial in the United States in …

Mythological Conclusions (Audio: Lecture II.1.11)

In this talk, never before commercially released, Joseph Campbell sums up the subject that he has been exploring: a brief history of world mythology. He then moves on to discussing with his audience the …

Mythological Perspectives (Audio Bundle: Series II, Volume 2)

In this series, Joseph Campbell offers an overview of world mythology through a variety of lenses. The topics range from Christianity to the East, including a lecture that ties Carl Jung and Buddha into …

Mythologies New, Old & Today (Audio: Lecture II.5.1)

When people ask me what is the myth today, I always have the feeling there is no myth, there can be no myth anymore. A mythology requires a homogeneous population, a group of people …

Mythologies of Alienation and Rapture (Audio: Lecture II.3.5)

Whether there is a God, whether one can be united with God, whether one can transcend God, and all that, it’s a perfect matter simply of vocabulary. And since the ultimate mystery of being …

Mythologies of the Great Hunt

An image-rich reference work that uses charts and maps as well as text by the renowned scholar of world mythology to explore the development of myths across time and place.

Mythologies of the Primitive Hunters and Gatherers

An image-rich reference work that uses charts and maps as well as text by the renowned scholar of world mythology to explore the development of myths across time and place.

Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Middle and Southern Americas

An image-rich reference work that uses charts and maps as well as text by the renowned scholar of world mythology to explore the development of myths across time and place.

Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas

An image-rich reference work that uses charts and maps as well as text by the renowned scholar of world mythology to explore the development of myths across time and place.

Mythology & Art (Audio: Lecture II.6.5)

In this unique lecture Joseph Campbell speaks about “proper and improper art” following a dance presentation by his wife, Jean Erdman. His commentary on mythology and art covers an eastern perspective of art and …

Mythology & the Individual (Audio Bundle: Series I, Volume 1)

These five talks, recorded early in Campbell’s career as a public speaker, explore the ways in which mythology serves and shapes the individual. They were among those that Campbell kept in his study and …

Mythology and the Individual

From the Star Wars saga to the lyrics of the Grateful Dead, Joseph Campbell has had a profound impact on our global culture, our beliefs, and the way we view ourselves and the world. …

Mythology East and West (Audio: Lecture II.1.2)

“‘Tat Tvam Asi’. You are it. That mystery which you seek to know, which you look for outside, which you project into personifications such as Yahweh, is your own very being, and looking for …

Mythology in the Modern Age (Audio: Lecture II.2.4)

Whereas in the ancient world one could speak of two mythologies — the mythology of the people staying in the village, doing as they were told, guarded by the village compound and the village …

Mythology of Today (Audio: Lecture II.6.3)

Joseph Campbell explores the Grail Legend and the cosmological function of mythology, offering us a unique perspective on “Mythology Today”. Listen as he describes the Levantine forms that collided with Europe and how that …

Mythos

“Myth comes from the same zone as dream . . . from the great biological ground, whatever it may be. They are energies and they are matters of consciousness.” – Joseph Campbell During the …

Mythos I

“The material of myth is the material of our life, the material of our body, and the material of our environment. A living, vital mythology deals with these.” — Joseph Campbell During the final …

Mythos II

“Myth comes from the same zone as dream… from the great biological ground, whatever it may be. They are energies and they are matters of consciousness.” — Joseph Campbell Mythology scholar Joseph Campbell spent …

Mythos III

At long last, after the long, night-sea journey, the whole of Mythos is complete and available for the first time. Acorn Media has released Mythos III: The Shaping of the Western Tradition on DVD. Filmed …

Myths and Masks of God (Audio Bundle: Series I, Volume 5)

These five lectures, recorded early in Campbell’s career as a public speaker, explore what it means to approach and experience the divine. They were among those that Campbell kept in his study and used …

Myths and Masks of God, The

Authorized by the Joseph Campbell Foundation, here is Volume Five of what will be a 40-hour series. These are the key lectures that Campbell kept in his study and used as the basis for …

Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization

This is an interpretation of Indian culture through mythology and the symbolism in their arts. This book interprets for the Western mind the key motifs of India’s legends, myth, and folklore, taken from the …

Myths of Greece and Rome

Orpheus leading his beloved Eurydice back to life … Ulysses battling to resist the mesmerising Sirens’ song …The tragedy of the vengeful Medea …The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece and …

Myths of Light

This previously unpublished title brings the focus of Campbell’s remarkable knowledge and intellect to one of his favorite topics, the myths and metaphors of the Asian religions. By his own account, Joseph Campbell began …

Myths of Light (Ebook)

Master mythologist Joseph Campbell had a genius for finding the unifying symbols and metaphors in apparently distinct cultures and traditions. In Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal, Campbell explores, with his characteristic …

Myths to Live By

In Myths to Live By, Joseph, Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making process from the primitive past to the immediate present, returning …

Myths to Live By (Ebook)

Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: “a womb with a view.” In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports …

Myths, Dreams, and Religion

In this volume, five theologians, three psychiatrists, two scholars of Asian civilization, and one comparative mythologist offer essays written independently, yet mysteriously complementary, and arranged by editor Joseph Campbell.

New Horizons (Audio: Lecture I.1.4)

The old texts comfort us with horizons, they tell us that a loving, a kind, a just father is out there. But according to the scientific view, nobody knows what is out there, or …

Occidental Mythology (Ebook)

Explore the power of myth as it flowered in the ancient Near East and the Classical World In this third volume of The Masks of God — Joseph Campbell’s major work of comparative mythology …

On Being Human

Journey with Joseph Campbell as he takes you through the shaping of the Eastern tradition and examines spirituality through the mythic images of Hinduism and Buddhism. A review from All Movie Guide: As part …

On the Wings of Art (Audio: Lecture III.1.1)

This talk, the first in Volume 1, “The Mythic Novels of James Joyce” is entitled “On Wings of Art.” It was recorded at the Esalen Institute on November 25, 1983. Only Campbell could make …

Open Life, An

In the tradition of The Power of Myth, a conversation with Joseph Campbell that distills the mature wisdom and eclectic spiritual thinking of the world-renowned scholar and mythologist. Toms, host of the radio series …

Oriental Mythology (Ebook)

Explore the power of myth as it flowered in Asia In this second volume of The Masks of God — Joseph Campbell’s major work of comparative mythology — the pre-eminent mythologist looks at Asian …

Origins of Western Mythology (Audio: Lecture I.6.1)

As I say, the function finally of myths is to introduce you by way of the mārga, of the [universal] path, to the deep psychological and mystical the two being ultimately one. The mystery …

Our Eternal Selves

Joseph Campbell’s exhilarating story-telling and masterful teachings continue in this second volume on the One Great Story of our human adventure. Journey with this remarkable man as he takes you through The Shaping of …

Pagan and Christian Mysteries

Contents I. The Mystery of the Serpent, by Hans Leisegang II. Symbolic Representations of the Eucharist, by Julius Baum III. Transformation Symbolism in the Mass, by C. G. Jung IV. The Christian Mystery and …

Pathways to Bliss

Joseph Campbell famously defined myth as “other people’s religion.” But he also said that one of the basic functions of myth is to help each individual through the journey of life, providing a sort …

Pathways to Bliss (Ebook)

Explore myth as a tool for personal growth and transformation Joseph Campbell famously defined myth as “other people’s religion.” But he also said that one of the basic functions of myth is to help …

Personal Myth (Audio: Lecture I.4.5)

Now what do you have in your life for which you would sacrifice your life…? What is the great thing? What makes you do what you do, what is the call of your life …

Philosophies of India

A comprehensive look at the philosophical systems and complex traditions of India by the influential teacher of Joseph Campbell. Wide-ranging and profound, Zimmer’s famous study remains a modern classic in Asian studies. The volume …

Portable Arabian Nights, The

This bids fair to be the definitive edition of a classic known to the majority of readers only through those stories familiarized in childhood reading. The editor has retained the well-known framework, the many …

Portable Jung, The

Joseph Campbell edited this collection of Carl Jung’s writings as a primer on the work of Jung. Well represented in lengthy excerpts are Jung’s work on the collective unconscious, the ego, and psychological types, …

Primitive Mythology (Ebook)

Explore the power of myth as humanity first discovered it In this first volume of The Masks of God — Joseph Campbell’s major work of comparative mythology — the preeminent mythologist looks at the …

Psyche and Symbol

The remarkably successful “The Power of Myth” introduced Joseph Campbell and his extraordinary ideas to millions. Now his vision of the One Great Story of our human adventure has been collected in the first …

Psychology and Asian Philosophies (Audio Bundle: Series II, Volume 4)

In Volume 4, Campbell delves deep into the relationships involving Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and the concepts involved in Kundalini Yoga. His thoughts on aesthetic realization, Dante’s “La Vita Nuova” and his thoughts about …

Psychosis and the Hero’s Journey (Audio: Lecture II.2.3)

Each one brings the myth right out of himself. And what the analyst does is help you recognize it as the image carrier of your own affects, your own energies. The value of the …

Rarity: A Sukhavati Companion

In the West, we have the idea of a conflict between good and evil, and so we are asked to stand for good against evil. We do not have a religion like almost everyone …

Renewal Myths and Rites of the Primitive Hunters and Planters

A Blackfoot Indian legend tells the origin of the buffalo dance. An Indian maiden keeps her promise to marry a bull so her people will not starve. When she mourns her dead father–trampled by …

Romance of the Grail

Throughout his life, Joseph Campbell was deeply engaged in the study of the Grail Quests and Arthurian legends of the European Middle Ages. In this new volume of the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell, …

Sacrifice and Bliss (Power of Myth 4)

The fourth program of Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers. See The Power of Myth for more information Renowned teacher and storyteller Joseph Campbell joins Bill Moyers in this acclaimed …

Sacrifice, The

An image-rich reference work that uses charts and maps as well as text by the renowned scholar of world mythology to explore the development of myths across time and place.

Sake and Satori

Now available in Asian Journals: India & Japan In 1954, famed mythologist Joseph Campbell traveled, at age 50, to Asia for the first time. In this second volume of his Asian journals, he continues …

Series I Complete (Audio Bundle)

New! All six volumes in Series I… Joseph Campbell’s Audio Series I, until now only offered by volume bundle, is now available as a megabundle! This new Series I Complete Bundle – all six …

Series II Complete (Audio Bundle)

Lectures from the middle of Campbell’s career, starting just after the moon landing in 1969 and counting to the late 1970s. Audio: Series II, Volume 1: A Brief History of World Mythology (bundle) In …

Shift to Western Psychology (Audio: Lecture II.1.5)

In this talk, Joseph Campbell begins looking at the psychological underpinnings of myth, and the way in which the modern revolution in psychiatric knowledge led by Freud and Jung has altered our view of …

Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake, A

Countless would-be readers of Finnegans Wake — James Joyce’s 1939 masterwork, on which he labored for a third of his life — have given up after a few pages and “dismissed the book as a perverse …

Society and Symbol (Audio: Lecture I.4.3)

I think one could define a symbol as an energy-releasing and -directing image, and since the symbolic systems of the world include many symbols that are practically universal, the questions comes up as to …

Spirit and Nature (Eranos Yearbooks 1)

This is an edited volume by Cambell of lectures given in the areas of folklore, religion, and mythology. It is one of the Eranos books. Since 1933, the Eranos Conferences have been held at …

Spiritual Disciplines (Eranos Yearbooks 4)

This is from a collection of the lectures from the Eranos series on mythology, religion, and psychology. Distinguished scholars from Europe, Asia, and America have been invited to a ‘shared feast’ and have lectured …

Sukhavati – A Mythic Journey

Also released as Sukhavati: Place of Bliss “We’re in a free fall into future. We don’t know where we’re going. Things are changing so fast. And always when you’re going through a long tunnel, anxiety …

Symbolism and the Individual (Audio: Lecture I.1.3)

These two systems of ideal–one teaching the beauty and majesty of the religious submission before God, the other the heroism of the humanistic insistence of the values of man–are in collision, and distinctly so …

Symbols of the Christian Faith (Audio: Lecture II.3.1)

Why do we yearn? What is it we yearn for? It’s for something that was never on land or sea. And this is a peculiar European romantic thing. And that is the fulfillment of …

Tarot & the Christian Myth (Audio: Lecture II.3.2)

The wheel of fortune is usually represented as a revolving wheel with a person up here in victory, in triumph. A person here on the way down, the depression, the crackup, the falling stock …

Tarot Revelations

Tarot Revelations is an analysis of the mysterious philosophy in the ancient cards that became modern playing cards. Citing Dante, C.G.Jung, and early Gnostics and alchemists, Campbell and Roberts reveal a path that has …

The Arthurian Tradition (Audio: Lecture I.6.3)

Europe had perfectly good religions and mythologies going fine and then [Christianity] is brought in on top of it. And what you get then… is an attempt on the part of the European mind …

The Celebration of Life (Audio: Lecture I.1.1)

In the human heart and in the human mind — no matter what the race, the culture, the language, the tradition — there is at least the sense of a mystery, and an awesome …

The Eastern Way (Audio Bundle: Series I, Volume 3)

These five lectures, recorded early in Campbell’s career as a public speaker, explore the myths and symbols of the religions in India and East Asia. They were among those that Campbell kept in his …

The Ecstasy of Being

Joseph Campbell’s collected writings on dance and art, edited and introduced by Nancy Allison, CMA, the founder of Jean Erdman Dance, and including Campbell’s unpublished manuscript “Mythology and Form in the Performing and Visual …

The Expression of Myth in Dance Images (eSingle)

Our experience of love, as of war, these days, does not include a sense of the mythic dimension. In fact, when comparing the Indian Kṛṣṇa material [from the Gīta Govinda] with the European story …

The Fairy Tale (Esingle)

“The folk tale is the primer of the picture-language of the soul.” — Joseph Campbell Originally written as the foreword to The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales (released in 1944), this fascinating essay explores the basis and the …

The Flight of the Wild Gander (Ebook)

In these essays – contemporary with his years at Sarah Lawrence and with his legendary Cooper Union lectures – Campbell explores the origins of myth, from the Grimms’ fairy tales to Native American legends. …

The Forest Adventurous (Audio: Lecture I.6.5)

We left our two heroes, Percival and Gawain, on their quest, and we now come to the story of the resolutions…. Percival has been wandering for some five years on his steed through this …

The Function of Mythology (Audio: Lecture II.1.1)

…the origin of the mythological symbols is not pseudo-scientific, pseudo-historical. They spring from the psyche. They are not the consequence of observations, they are the consequence of observations misinterpreted through projections from the human …

The Grail Legend (Audio: Lecture I.6.4)

Galahad is a word from the Old Testament that means Mountain of Testimony; [Sir Galahad] is a mountain of testimony to Christ. The whole tradition of the virgin knight as the Grail knight belongs …

The Hero with a Thousand Faces (Ebook)

The latest incarnation of Oedipus, the continued romance of Beauty and the Beast, stand this afternoon on the corner of 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, waiting for the traffic light to change. — Joseph …

The Historical Development of Mythology (Esingle)

In this fascinating overview of the shape of myths throughout human civilization’s expansion, Joseph Campbell lays out an overview of both the origins and the evolution of our myths. Campbell wrote this essay just …

The Humbling of Indra (Esingle)

The knowledge of space is the knowledge of our lives. We’re born from space. It was from space that the Big Bang came that sent forth galaxies, and out of the galaxies, solar systems. …

The Individual in Oriental Mythology (Audio: Lecture I.1.2)

In the wonderful Inferno of Dante, as he wandered through these hell pits, he recognized all of his friends. In the Greek world, when the heroes go to the underworld, they recognize their friends, …

The Inward Journey (Audio: Lecture I.2.2)

When one studies primitive mythologies, the imagery of the mythological world derives from the psychological experiences of the shamans. The source of the imagery of primitive myths is the shaman’s psychological crisis. The shaman …

The Lord of Light (Esingle)

Having brushed all the sand from his back, Lilian began abstractedly to scratch doodles with her fingernail on his shoulder. “You don’t know,” she said, “how repulsive it is to have all those ninnies …

The Masks of God 1: Primitive Mythology

Volume 1: Primitive Mythology: The primitive roots of the mythology of the world are examined in light of the most recent discoveries in archaeology, anthropology, and psychology. The Masks of God is a four-volume …

The Masks of God 2: Oriental Mythology

Volume 2: Campbell offers an explanation of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt, India, China, and Japan. “The myth of eternal return, which is still basic to Oriental life, …

The Masks of God 3: Occidental Mythology

Volume 3: Occidental Mythology is a systematic and fascinating comparison of the themes that underlie the art, worship, and literature of the western world. The Masks of God is a four-volume study of world …

The Masks of God 4: Creative Mythology

Volume 4: Explore the power of myth as it exploded from twelfth century Europe into the modern world In this fourth volume of The Masks of God — Joseph Campbell’s major work of comparative mythology …

The Message of the Myth (Power of Myth 2)

The second program of Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers. See The Power of Myth for more information This is part two of the six part series of conversations on …

The Mysteries (Eranos Yearbooks 2)

This is from a collection of lectures brought together by Campbell by a variety of scholars interested in philosophy, mythology, and depth psychology. Since 1933, the Eranos Conferences have been held in Ascona in …

The Mystic Vision (Eranos Yearbooks 6)

Since 1933, the Eranos Conferences have been held at Ascona in southern Switzerland. Distinguished scholars from Europe, Asia, and America have been invited to a shared feast (eranos) and have lectured on themes chosen …

The Mystical Traditions of India (Audio: Lecture I.3.2)

Yoga is the intentional stopping of the spontaneous activity of the mind substance. Now the notion is that within what is called the gross matter of the mind… there functions what we now call …

The Mythic Approach to Life Literature & Art (Audio: Lecture II.5.5)

In India the ultimate mystery is defined in three terms: being, consciousness, and bliss. Where your bliss is, there’s your adventure. And it will be a bliss that will involve pain. It will involve …

The Mythic Dimension — Selected Essays 1959–1987 (Ebook)

Explore the mysteries of myth with a master In these pages, the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell presents twelve eclectic, far-ranging, and brilliant essays gathered together for the first time. The essays explore myth …

The Mythic Goddess (Audio: Lecture II.3.4)

All I can tell you about mythology is what men have said and men experience. And now women have to tell us from their point of view what the possibilities of the feminine future …

The Mythic Image

Imagery, especially the imagery of dreams, is the basis of mythology. Joseph Campbell’s words are at once the inspiration and explanation for this book – a searching of the mythology of the world’s high …

The Mythic Image (Audio: Lecture II.3.3)

These are the principal archetypes, I would say, in the Jungian psychological opus: the center; the figures representing the functions — sensation, thinking, and so forth; the personae, these are culturally conditioned; the anima/animus, …

The Mythic Novels of James Joyce (Audio Bundle: Series III, Volume 1)

Audio: Lecture III.1.1 – On the Wings of Art Audio: Lecture III.1.2 – A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Audio: Lecture III.1.3 – Ulysses Part 1 Audio: Lecture III.1.4 – Ulysses …

The Mythology of Love (Audio: Lecture I.6.2)

The Persian poets asked, “What is it that sustains Satan in his eternal, infinitely painful exile?” Because the deepest pain of Hell is not the fire or the stench but the depravation of the …

The Necessity of Rites (Audio: Lecture I.4.4)

Life is a monstrous, horrendous presence and you live on it. You wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for that. The first function of a mythological order has been to reconcile consciousness to this …

The Professor With a Thousand Faces

Today is William Shakespeare’s birthday. Joseph Campbell is on Bali, well aware that April 23 is a big day for mythmakers. Today is also Nabokov’s birthday and the day of Cervantes’ death. It is …

The Psychological Basis of Freedom (Audio: Lecture II.6.2)

Speaking at Bennett College in Greensboro NC, Joseph Campbell addresses the psychological perspective of freedom as it relates to Modern Man. He touches on Roman perspectives and the “Tree of Enlightenment” and once again …

The Religious Impulse (Audio: Lecture I.5.5)

We have a highly differentiated society able to absorb people of many, many different faiths, but that means that the society itself cannot be governed by a single faith. Even that phrase that we …

The Sacred Marriage — Thoughts on Love, Myth, and Partnership (Esingle)

In this extract from A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living, one of this quotable man’s most quoted works, Campbell explores one of the central themes of myth: love and marriage. …

The Sound AUM and Kundalini Yoga (Audio: Lecture II.1.3)

All of these possibilities are before you. And then… when you come down finally to the last, you are born. And this little thing comes into the world, ignorant of all that it has …

The Spirit Land

Explore the rich bond between life and mystery within Native American rituals and religion.

The Symbol without Meaning (Esingle)

“When the symbol is functioning for engagement, the cognitive faculties are held fascinated by and bound to the symbol itself, and are thus simultaneously informed by and protected from the unknown. But when the …

The Thousand and One Nights (Ebook)

Experience the overflowing bounty of the world’s greatest collection of folk myths and fairy tales “Shehrzad was a priestess of the psyche secure in her science. The wonderful ease with which she gave not …

The Thresholds of Mythology (Audio: Lecture I.2.1)

The first function [of mythology] is to reconcile consciousness to existence or to reject existence. The second function is to present an image of the universe through which the sensed meaning, or power, or …

The Vitality of Myth (Audio: Lecture I.1.5)

Myths are public dreams; dreams are private myths. By finding your own dream and following it through, it will lead you to the myth-world in which you live. But just as in dream, the …

The Way of Beauty (Audio: Lecture II.5.6)

And so we come to the next part of the problem: what about aesthetic arrest, what about the static? Well Joyce turns for his authority here to Aquinas. And Aquinas speaks of three moments …

The Way of Myth

This book was a repackaging of the documentary film This Business of the Gods, created out of a series of interviews on the work of Jungian psychiatrist Marie von Franz that Fraser Boa held with Joseph …

The Western Quest (Audio Bundle: Series I, Volume 6)

These five lectures, recorded early in Campbell’s career as a public speaker, explore how the modern European cultural explosion from the Middle Ages to the present, with its emphasis on the individual’s quest for …

The World Soul (Audio: Lecture I.2.5)

In the ultimate illumination, all pairs of opposites are transcended, are left behind. And this world as we know and experience it is the perfect lotus world — this is nirvana, as it looks…. …

This Business of the Gods

This book was a repackaging of the documentary film This Business of the Gods, created out of a series of interviews on the work of Jungian psychiatrist Marie von Franz that Fraser Boa held with Joseph …

Thomas Mann and James Joyce (Audio: Lecture II.1.7)

In this talk, Joseph Campbell explores the mythologically inflected novels of Thomas Mann and James Joyce. This series was recorded at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California during the summer of 1969, immediately …

Thou Art That

“Thou Art That is a compilation of previously uncollected essays and lectures by Joseph Campbell that focus on the Judeo-Christian tradition. Here Campbell explores common religious symbols, reexamining and reinterpreting them in the context …

Thou Art That (Ebook)

See print versions of this title. Woven from Joseph Campbell’s previously unpublished work, this volume explores Judeo-Christian symbols and metaphors — and their misinterpretations — with the famed mythologist’s characteristic conversational warmth and accessible …

Transformations of Myth Through Time

Covering the great sweep of mythological development around the world, this illustrated collection features the thirteen, brilliant key lectures from world-renowned scholar and mythologist Joseph Campbell. Photos and illustrations throughout. This book was based …

Transformations of Myth Through Time (video)

This 13-hour series, cobbled together from the same series of filmed lectures that make up Mythos: The Shaping of Our Mythic Tradition, was released without the permission of Joseph Campbell or his estate — or of …

Trick or Treat: Halloween… (Esingle)

“The make-believe, the play, the humor, the delight is the mythological perspective on life. In the Hindu tradition, the world is said to be “God’s play,” “God’s dance.” When one plays life that way, …

Ulysses Part 1 (Audio: Lecture III.1.3)

This talk, the third in Volume 1,“The Mythic Novels of James Joyce” is entitled “Ulysses, pt. 1.” It was recorded at the Esalen Institute on November 26, 1983. Molly Bloom is equated with Penelope …

Ulysses Part 2 (Audio: Lecture III.1.4)

This talk, the fourth in Volume 1,“The Mythic Novels of James Joyce” is entitled “Ulysses, pt. 2.” It was recorded at the Esalen Institute on November 26, 1983. Joseph Campbell continues the reading of …

Universal Myths, The

Crossing the boundaries of time, religion, and culture, universal myths have provided inspiration and guidance for countless generations- laying a foundation for the religious, social, and political heritage of nations and peoples since the …

Wanderings (Esingle from Correspondence)

A portrait of the mythologist as a young man The opening section of the exciting collection of Joseph Campbell’s selected letters, Correspondence: 1927—1987, this fascinating follows the fledgling scholar from his early, exciting days …

Way of Art, The

In this living recording from The Theater of the Open Eye in New York City, the noted mythologist speaks about the way of the mystic and the way of the artist, mythology and metaphor, …

Way of the Animal Powers

This is a historical-geographical study of the beginnings of culture as manifested in myth. . . . Campbell begins with creation myths, moves to primitive hunters and gatherers, and culminates with the mythologies of …

Way to Illumination, The

Joseph Campbell’s exhilarating story-telling and masterful teachings continue in this second volume on the One Great Story of our human adventure. Journey with this remarkable man as he takes you through The Shaping of …

Western Quest, The

Tape 1: Origins of Occidental Mythology Throughtout the myths of the world, certain elementary ideas appear that transcend all borders and languages, yet these universals are always clothes in the historical and social trappings …

Western Way, The

This volume and volumes one and two form a complete and unabridged offering of the last lecture series given by the phenomenally popular mythologist and storyteller Campbell. Combines videorecordings of lectures, workshops and interviews …

Where the Two Came to Their Father

The rare first printing of this inaugural work of the Bollingen series includes portfolio sized (24″ x 18″) reproductions of the sand paintings central to this ceremonial, and a seperate, folio-sized booklet containing the …

Wings of Art

In this six-part series, renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell introduces and explores the unifying themes and mythological symbolism in James Joyce’s three greatest literary works–A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ulysses, and …

Wisdom of the East, The

The compelling and often mysterious ways of the East are explored in this fascinating volume from the author of The Power of Myth. An enlightening study which contrasts effectively with Campbell’s presentation of The …

Your Myth Today (Audio Bundle: Series II, Volume 5)

The ever changing story of mythology is brought to us with a modern perspective by Joesph Campbell. In this volume, he talks of mythology of today, his thoughts on how it relates to violence …