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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This book consists of 13 chapters, each of which is a slightly edited version of one of the lectures in the PBS series of the same title. Drawing on his vast knowledge, Campbell explains in simple ... Read full review


Origins of Man and Myth
American Indian Myths
Gods and Goddesses of the Neolithic Period

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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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