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The Mythic Dimension

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 in all its dimensions: its history; its influence...

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...

Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers

The Power Of Myth launched an  extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph  Campbell and his work. A preeminient scholar, writer,  and teacher, he has had a profound influence on  millions of people. To him, mythology was the  “song of...

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...

Oriental Mythology

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-emimenent mythologist looks at Asian...

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,...

Joseph Campbell Companion, A

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...

Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers

The seminal PBS series on world mythology “Dazzling and still potently relevant” —San Francisco Chronicle “Fascinating” —The New York Times “Compelling” —The Wall Street Journal “Stirring and elevating” —Los Angeles Times These stimulating conversations...

Pathways to Bliss

One of the basic functions of myth, contends Joseph Campbell, is to help each individual through the journey of life, providing a travel guide to reach fulfillment — a map to discover “bliss.” In...

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...

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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...

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...

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 comes along. But all you have...

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...

Shaping of the Eastern Tradition, The

“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...

Shaping of Our Mythic Tradition, The

“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...

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Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers

The Power Of Myth launched an  extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph  Campbell and his work. A preeminient scholar, writer,  and teacher, he has had a profound influence on  millions of people. To him, mythology was the  “song of...

Mythos III

Shaping of the Western Tradition, The

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...

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...