Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers

Campbell, Joseph and Moyers, Bill

One of the most popular and moving introductions to comparative mythology and Joseph Campbell, this six-hour series of conversations remains a perennial favorite.

Are myths just foolish old stories believed by the gullible and the superstitious? Or do they still exert a powerful pull on our minds and in our lives? In this classic PBS series, renowned teacher and storyteller Joseph Campbell joins Bill Moyers in exploring the meaning myths have in our daily lives. Each of the six episodes –“The Hero’s Adventure,” “The Message of the Myth,” “The First Storytellers,” “Sacrifice and Bliss,” “Love and the Goddess,” and “Masks of Eternity” — focuses on a character or theme found in mythologies of various cultures and religions. In his lively discussions with Moyers, Campell argues eloquently that these timeless archetypes continue to exert a powerful pull on our unconscious. This newly repackaged release of the classic interview series includes an interview with George Lucas about Mythology; a Power of Myth art gallery; and videographies.

NOTE: THIS EDITION OF THIS EXTREMELY POPULAR TITLE HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN FROM THE MARKET AS OF SPRING 2010.

A NEW VERSION OF THIS CLASSIC, WITH ADDITIONAL MATERIAL, SOLD THROUGH A LARGER, MORE RELIABLE DISTRIBUTOR, WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY!

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