Transformations of myth through time

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Perennial Library, Mar 1, 1990 - Fiction - 263 pages
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Speculates on the origins of mythology, describes mythic stereotypes, and looks at how myths affect the modern world

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User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

This was not one of my favorite books by Joseph Campbell, but I don't fault him for it. As I understand the formation of this book, it is a collection of his lectures, merely transcribed, with ... Read full review

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Contents

Origins of Man and Myth
1
American Indian Myths
25
Gods and Goddesses of the Neolithic Period
49
Copyright

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Joseph Campbell (1904-1987) was a writer, an anthropologist, lecturer and teacher. His lifelong fascination with myth began at the age of six when he was enchanted by a performance of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show. A teacher at Sarah Lawrence College for 38 years, he authored, co-authored and edited dozens of books on mythology in art and religion.

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