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Transformations of Myth Through Time

Campbell, Joseph   |  Walter, Robert

The renowned master of mythology is at his warm, accessible, and brilliant best in this illustrated collection of thirteen lectures covering mythological development around the world.

Reviews:

The late Joseph Campbell was a formidably learned scholar who also possessed the gift of getting his ideas across to popular audiences, and these transcriptions of his PBS-TV talks constitute a wonderfully comprehensible introduction to the marvels of mythology. They may even, in fact, be a bit too informal for those revering particular myths and symbols. . . . Most readers should find his candor refreshing, though, especially in contrast to the New Age abasement of mythic traditions. Transformations of Myth Through Time is also comprehensively illustrated in a format that reproduces most of the images seen by its TV viewers, and this volume should have a long shelf life as one of the few readily accessible introductions to a topic of permanent interest. — From Paul Stuewe – Quill & Quire

The series of filmed lectures from which this book was create was later reworked and released on video as Mythos 1: The Shaping of Our Mythic Tradition and Mythos 2: The Shaping of the Eastern Tradition.

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