The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell (Series)
The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell
The JCF, in conjunction with New World Library, Acorn Media and Roomful of Sky Records, has undertaken to make Mr. Campbell’s unreleased and no-longer-available work–uncollected essays, journals, interviews, lectures, article fragments, etc–available through this thought-provoking series. The works in the on-going series are:
- Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor–(Print & Ebook) An exploration of the myths and symbols of the Judeo-Christian tradition
- The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Myth As Metaphor and As Religion–The last book that Campbell completed in his lifetime explores the nascent mythology of the modern age.
- The Flight of the Wild Gander: Explorations in the Mythological Dimension–(Print & Ebook) A collection of some of Campbell’s most far-reaching essays
- Asian Journals–India & Japan–The thoughtful diary of Campbell’s life-changing trip to India and his eye-opening experiences in Japan
- Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal–An exploration of the central myths and symbols of the great Asian religions
- The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work–A wonderful series of conversations between Campbell and many of his associates and friends
- Mythic Worlds, Modern Words: Joseph Campbell on the Art of James Joyce–An exploration of the mythic impact of the twentieth century’s greatest novelist
- A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake–co-written with Henry Morton Robinson and newly edited by Joyce scholar Edmond Epstein, this remains the seminal analysis of Joyce’s masterpiece
- Pathways to Bliss: Mythology and Personal Transformation–In this work, Campbell explores myth as it pertains to the individual
- The Mythic Dimension: Selected Essays 1959-1987–(Print & Ebook) A new volume of Campbell’s far-ranging, thought-provoking essays
- The Hero with a Thousand Faces–A new edition of Campbell’s classic exploration of the universal monomyth of the Hero’s Journey, and of its cosmic mirror, the Cosmogonic Cycle
- The Mythic Imagination: Collected Short Fiction—In these stories, readers will find rich mythological symbolism, down-to-earth concerns with the ravages of the Second World War, and singular iterations of Campbell’s famous Hero’s Journey schema
- Goddesses: Mysteries of the Feminine Divine—This exciting work traces the evolution of the feminine divine from one Great Goddess to many, from Neolithic Old Europe to the Renaissance.
- Romance of the Grail: The Magic and Mystery of Arthurian Myth—The Arthurian myths opened the world of comparative mythology to Campbell, turning his attention to the Near and Far Eastern roots of myth.
- Ecstasy of Being: Mythology and Dance—This book offers insight into Campbell’s lifelong fascination with the relationship of myth to aesthetic form and human psychology.
- Myths to Live By–(Ebook) The first new edition of Campbell’s popular exploration of myth in the modern age since its original publication is also the first ebook in the Collected Works series. Newly illustrated and annotated. (Now Available for Download from JCF.org)
- A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living—(Ebook) One of Joseph Campbell’s most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. (Now Available for Download from JCF.org)
- The Masks of God (Ebooks)
- Primitive Mythology—From the earliest expressions of religious awe in pre-modern humans to the rites and art of contemporary primal tribes, myth has informed humankind’s understanding of the world, seen and unseen. Exploring these archetypal mythic images and practices, Campbell examines the basic concepts that underlie all human myth, even to this day.
- Oriental Mythology—The pre-eminent mythologist looks at Asian mythology as it developed over the course of five thousand years into the distinctive religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, and Japan.
- Occidental Mythology—Exploring the West’s shift from female-centered to male-centered mythology, Campbell examines the distinguishing characteristics and the shared root concepts of these mythologies.
- Creative Mythology—Joseph Campbell looks at the Western emphasis on the individual as it developed across Europe during the late Middle Ages, particularly in the tales of King Arthur’s court.
- The Hero’s Journey: A Biographical Portrait–This film, made shortly before his death in 1987, follows Campbell’s personal quest—a pathless journey of questioning, discovery, and ultimately of delight and joy in a life to which he said, “”Yes””
- Sukhavati: A Mythic Journey–This hypnotic and mesmerizing film is a deeply personal, almost spiritual, portrait of Campbell
- Mythos–This series is made up of talks that Campbell himself believed summed up his views on “”the one great story of mankind””
- The Collected Lectures of Joseph Campbell, Series I–A newly digitized and remastered release of these classic recordings, covering Campbell’s early years as a public speaker and including some of his most inspiring and beloved talks.
- The Collected Lectures of Joseph Campbell, Series II—Lectures from the middle of Campbell’s career, starting just after the moon landing in 1969 and counting to the late 1970s.
- The Collected Lectures of Joseph Campbell, Series III—The JCF is preparing for the orderly release of thirty previously unavailable recordings of Campbell at his finest, exploring myth, religion, history, literature and personal growth as only he could. These lectures will come from the end of Campbell’s career, beginning with the late 1970s up until his death in 1987.