The Hero with a Thousand Faces
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

The Hero with a Thousand Faces


  • Author : Joseph Campbell
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781577315933


The Hero with a Thousand Faces Book Description :

Discusses the universal legend of the hero in world mythology, focusing on the motif of the hero's journey through adventure and transformation....

The Hero with a Thousand Faces
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Hero with a Thousand Faces


  • Author : Joseph Campbell
  • Publisher : Bollingen Foundation
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0691119244


The Hero with a Thousand Faces Book Description :

Examines myths and folk tales from around the world in an attempt to understand the symbolism of the hero as it appears in the mythologies and religions of mankind....

The Hero with a Thousand Faces
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Hero with a Thousand Faces


  • Author : Joseph Campbell
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780586085714


The Hero with a Thousand Faces Book Description :

In this compelling and influential work, Joseph Campbell scours the myths of the world to reveal the characteristics common to heroes from all cultures and periods....

The Hero s Journey
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Hero s Journey


  • Author : Joseph Campbell
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1577314042


The Hero s Journey Book Description :

Joseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of our time, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers. This new cloth edition of The Hero's Journey, published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Campbell's birth, recounts his own quest and conveys the excitement of his lifelong exploration of our mythic traditions, what he called "the one great story of mankind."...

The Joseph Campbell Companion
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

The Joseph Campbell Companion


  • Author : Diane Osbon
  • Publisher : Harper
  • Release Date : 1992-03-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0060167181


The Joseph Campbell Companion Book Description :

Celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell shares his intimate and inspiring reflections on the art of living in this beautifully packaged book, part of a new series to be based on his unpublished writings....

The Hero and the Goddess

The Hero and the Goddess


  • Author : Jean Houston
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Release Date : 2006-05-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780835608787


The Hero and the Goddess Book Description :

A blueprint for personal change inspired by Homer's classic shares empowering exercises that reflect every key stage of the story, a process that invites readers to work through loss and suffering, search for the divine Beloved, and share in the joy of arriving home. Original....

Lucid Dreaming  New Perspectives on Consciousness in Sleep  2 volumes

Lucid Dreaming New Perspectives on Consciousness in Sleep 2 volumes


  • Author : Ryan Hurd
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-07-29
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440829482


Lucid Dreaming New Perspectives on Consciousness in Sleep 2 volumes Book Description :

In this fascinating new collection, an all-star team of researchers explores lucid dreaming not only as consciousness during sleep but also as a powerful ability cultivated by artists, scientists, and shamans alike to achieve a variety of purposes and outcomes in the dream. • Presents a variety of expert perspectives on lucid dreaming from many different cultures that represent a breadth of disciplinary perspectives • Provides theoretical models that integrate scientific reason, mysticism, and individuals' experiences, making way for a new level of sophistication in the study of lucid dreaming • Offers practical insights for therapists, teachers, and researchers as well as students and scholars of psychology, anthropology, and religious studies...

Pathways to Bliss
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Pathways to Bliss


  • Author : Joseph Campbell
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781577314714


Pathways to Bliss Book Description :

The author of The Hero with a Thousand Faces applies the collective wisdom of mythology to everyday life, making connections among ancient symbols, modern art, mental illness, and the journey of the Hero, all with characteristic wit and insight....

The Hero with an African Face

The Hero with an African Face


  • Author : Clyde W. Ford
  • Publisher : Bantam Dell Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553378689


The Hero with an African Face Book Description :

This fascinating exploration of African stories and myths tells us who we are as human beings - all of us.' - Cornel West'...

The Hero  s Quest and the Cycles of Nature

The Hero s Quest and the Cycles of Nature


  • Author : Rachel S. McCoppin
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-10-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476662015


The Hero s Quest and the Cycles of Nature Book Description :

This examination of the heroic journey in world mythology casts the protagonist as a personification of nature--a "botanical hero" one might say--who begins the quest in a metaphorical seed-like state, then sprouts into a period of verdant strength. But the hero must face a mythic underworld where he or she contends with mortality and sacrifice--embracing death as a part of life. For centuries, humans have sought superiority over nature, yet the botanical hero finds nothing is lost by recognizing that one is merely a part of nature. Instead, a cyclical promise of continuous life is realized, in which no element fully disappears, and the hero's message is not to dwell on death....