Joseph Campbell: An Introduction (2020)

Joseph Campbell: An Introduction Robert A. Segal Joseph Campbell An Introduction Joseph Campbell scholar and superb storyteller became famous with the publication of his groundbreaking book The Hero with a Thousand Faces which later captured the imagination of the sixties gener
  • Title: Joseph Campbell: An Introduction
  • Author: Robert A. Segal
  • ISBN: 9780452011793
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Paperback
Joseph Campbell: An Introduction Robert A. Segal Joseph Campbell, scholar and superb storyteller, became famous with the publication of his groundbreaking book The Hero with a Thousand Faces, which later captured the imagination of the sixties generation with its view of the hero myth as an inward not outward journey in quest of values and enlightenment But the Bill Moyers PBS TV series The Power of Myth made Joseph CJoseph Campbell, scholar and superb storyteller, became famous with the publication of his groundbreaking book The Hero with a Thousand Faces, which later captured the imagination of the sixties generation with its view of the hero myth as an inward not outward journey in quest of values and enlightenment But the Bill Moyers PBS TV series The Power of Myth made Joseph Campbell a legend Now, this illuminating introduction to the man and his ideas gives a concise, clear understanding of what Campbell considered to be the origin, function, and meaning of myth, where his ideas originated, how they compare with the theories of Freud and Jung, and what their impact has been.An indispensable guide to exploring the ideas of a major twentieth century thinker, Joseph Campbell An Introduction includes a biography of Campbell as well as a survey of all his writings, including a look at the edited transcripts of his interviews from The Power of Myth As fascinating as the man himself, this book lets us witness the workings of an extraordinarily influential mind and begin our own odyssey into the mythic world he loved.
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  1. Heidi (KosminenK)

    Campbell spends too much time reveling in myth and not enough time analyzing it T m Segalin toteamus on tullut l helle omiakin kokemuksiani Joseph Campbellist ja samalla mietin, ett onko Campbell enemm nkin ajattelija kuin tieteentekij H nt on kiinnostanut omista n k kulmistaan ja mahdollisesti motiiveistaan k sin ihmisluonto ihmisyys enemm n kuin keskustelu myytist tieteellisen k sitteen L hestymistavat myyteihin psykologiset, psykoanalyyttiset ja metafyysiset Esimerkiksi myytin alkuper , olemu [...]

  2. James

    The works of Joseph Campbell have languished unread on my bookshelves for some time now I picked up this little book, despite being skeptical that Campbell s work would even require an introductory work I must admit that I ve had the wrong idea of Campbell s work Segal writes that Campbell s popularity led many to dismiss him as a pop phenomenon This book lays that myth to rest Actually, much of what Segal details here is really high level information, much of it about Freud and Jung Though a li [...]

  3. Peggy

    A good book, but I am not really in the mood for it currently Some have written that it should be read by any serious Joseph Campbell reader I am not sure if I agree but it does contain lots of facts and theories on his work and beliefs.

  4. Erika Floyd

    Picked this up at a yard sale years ago, its been hiding on my bookshelf waiting for the right time After reading a lot of Campbell, et I am ready to explore the author himself.

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