The Power of MythAnchor - A preeminent scholar, and teacher, writer, he has had a profound influence on millions of people--including Star Wars creator George Lucas. An impeccable match of interviewer and subject, a timeless distillation of Campbell’s work, The Power of Myth continues to exert a profound influence on our culture.
Anchor Books. The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback edition The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. To campbell, mythology was the “song of the universe, the music of the spheres. With bill moyers, from jesus to john lennon, one of america’s most prominent journalists, The Power of Myth touches on subjects from modern marriage to virgin births, as his thoughtful and engaging interviewer, offering a brilliant combination of intelligence and wit.
The Power of Myth - This extraordinary book reveals how the themes and symbols of ancient narratives continue to bring meaning to birth, love, death, and war. From stories of the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece and Rome to traditions of Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity, a broad array of themes are considered that together identify the universality of human experience across time and culture.
The Lessons of HistorySimon & Schuster - Anchor Books. The lessons of History. Juxtaposing the great lives, and accomplishments with cycles of war and conquest, ideas, the Durants reveal the towering themes of history and give meaning to our own. A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, The Lessons of History is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize–winning historians Will and Ariel Durant.
With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a journey through history, exploring the possibilities and limitations of humanity over time.
River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life Science Masters SeriesBasic Books - The lessons of History. How did the replication bomb we call ”life” begin and where in the world, is it heading? Writing with characteristic wit and an ability to clarify complex phenomena the New York Times described his style as ”the sort of science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius”, in the universe, or rather, Richard Dawkins confronts this ancient mystery.
The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work The Collected Works of Joseph CampbellNew World Library - Campbell reflects on subjects ranging from the origins and functions of myth, the role of the artist, and the need for ritual to the ordeals of love and romance. The lessons of History. This masterfully crafted book interweaves conversations between Campbell and some of the people he inspired, including poet Robert Bly, filmmaker David Kennard, Nobel laureate Roger Guillemen, psychiatric pioneer Stanislov Grof, Doors drummer John Densmore, anthropologist Angeles Arrien, and others.
With poetry and humor, campbell 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. Anchor Books. Joseph campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of the twentieth century, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers.
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The Rise and Fall of the Great PowersVintage - New world Library. Great Powers and their cycles. Anchor Books. Europe. About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. The lessons of History. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in W.
The Writers Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers, 3rd EditionMichael Wiese Productions - Michael Wiese Productions. The previous two editons of this book have sold over 180, making this book a 'classic' for screenwriters, 000 units, writers, and novelists. Great Powers and their cycles. New world Library. The updated and revised third edition provides new insights and observations from Vogler's ongoing work on mythology's influence on stories, movies, and man himself.
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The Portable Jung Portable LibraryPenguin Classics - Penguin Books. Anchor Books. Great Powers and their cycles. It comprises jung's pioneering studies of the structure of the psyche—including the works that introduced such notions as the collective unconscious, Anima and Animus—as well as inquries into the psychology of spirituality and creativity, and Jung's influential "On Synchronicity, the Shadow, " a paper whose implications extend from the I Ching to quantum physics.
New world Library. Campbell's introduction completes this compact volume, placing Jung's astonishingly wide-ranging oeuvre within the context of his life and times. Michael Wiese Productions. This comprehensive collection of writings by the epoch-shaping Swiss psychoanalyst was edited by Joseph Campbell, himself the most famous of Jung's American followers.
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Pathways to Bliss: Mythology and Personal TransformationNew World Library - New world Library. Here he anchors mythology's symbolic wisdom to the individual, applying the most poetic mythical metaphors to the challenges of our daily lives. Campbell dwells on life's important questions. Combining cross-cultural stories with the teachings of modern psychology, he examines the ways in which our myths shape and enrich our lives and shows how myth can help each of us truly identify and follow our bliss.
Anchor Books. Penguin Books. Michael Wiese Productions. For campbell, many of the world's most powerful myths support the individual's heroic path toward bliss. In pathways to bliss, Campbell examines this personal, psychological side of myth. New world Library. Great Powers and their cycles. Like his classic best-selling books myths to live by and the Power of Myth, Pathways to Bliss draws from Campbell's popular lectures and dialogues, which highlight his remarkable storytelling and ability to apply the larger themes of world mythology to personal growth and the quest for transformation.
Pathways to Bliss: Mythology and Personal Transformation - The lessons of History. Joseph campbell famously defined myth as other people's religion. But he also said that one of the basic functions of myth is to help each individual through the journey of life, as he called it, providing a sort of travel guide or map to reach fulfillment or, bliss.
Reflections on the Art of Living: A Joseph Campbell CompanionHarper Perennial - Harper Perennial. The lessons of History. Great Powers and their cycles. 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. New world Library. Penguin Books. Michael Wiese Productions.
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Myths to Live ByPenguin Books - He knows the vast sweep of man's panoramic past as few men have evern known it. The village voicewhat is a properly functioning mythology and what are its functions? can we use myths to help relieve our modern anxiety, or do they help foster it? In Myths to Live by, Joseph Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making process from the primitive past to the immediate present, retuning always to the source from which all mythology springs: the creative imagination.
Campbell stresses that the borders dividing the Earth have been shattered; that myths and religions have always followed the certain basic archetypes and are no longer exclusive to a single people, region, or religion. Michael Wiese Productions. New world Library. Penguin Books. Harper Perennial. Anchor Books. He shows how we must recognize their common denominators and allow this knowledge to be of use in fulfilling human potential everywhere.
Myths to Live By - The lessons of History. There is no one quite like Joseph Campbell. New world Library.