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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

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This previously unpublished title brings the focus of Campbell’s remarkable knowledge and intellect to one of his favorite topics, the myths and metaphors of the Asian religions.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

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...

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...

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...

Historical Atlas of World Mythology

Digital Edition The last and most ambitious work of his career, Joseph Campbell’s Historical Atlas of World Mythology was never completed during Campbell’s lifetime. Joseph Campbell Foundation has always planned to make all of the...

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...

Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake, A

Since its publication in 1939, countless would-be readers of Finnegans Wake — James Joyce’s masterwork that consumed a third of his life — have given up after a few pages and dismissed it as...

Collected Works of Joseph Campbell, The (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,...

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....

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...

Hero’s Journey, The

“And so Galahad decided that it would be a disgrace to set off on a quest with the other knights. Alone he would enter the dark forest where there was no path. This is...

Primitive Mythology

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 study of...

Occidental Mythology

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 religion and...

Creative Mythology

This volume explores the whole inner story of modern culture, spanning our entire philosophical, spiritual, and artistic history since the Dark Ages, and treating our unique position as the creators of our own mythology....

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...