For me, myth is primarily visual

For me, myth is primarily visual, not linguistic. It comes from visions and cuts across linguistic provinces. Language is secondary. It has to do with the communication of myth.

-- Joseph Campbell
“Myths of the Universe : The Earth Spirit and the Coming of a New Age––An Interview with Joseph Campbell,” by Cate Miodini, Anima: An Experiential Journal : Volume 13 No. 1, Fall 1986(p. 29)
Find more quotations at