Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | September 17, 2014

    Merritt Tierce: IMG Has My Husband Read It?



    My first novel, Love Me Back, was published on September 16. Writing the book took seven years, and along the way three chapters were published in... Continue »

    spacer

The Hero with a Thousand Faces Hero with a Thousand Faces

by

The Hero with a Thousand Faces Hero with a Thousand Faces Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Since its release in 1949, The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbells revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In these pages, Campbell outlines the Heros Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the worlds mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.

As part of the Joseph Campbell Foundations Collected Works of Joseph Campbell, this third edition features expanded illustrations, a comprehensive bibliography, and more accessible sidebars.

As relevant today as when it was first published, The Hero with a Thousand Faces continues to find new audiences in fields ranging from religion and anthropology to literature and film studies. The book has also profoundly influenced creative artists—including authors, songwriters, game designers, and filmmakers—and continues to inspire all those interested in the inherent human need to tell stories.

Book News Annotation:

The Joseph Campbell Foundation is endeavoring to publish the collected works of mythographer Campbell (1904-87). As part of that series, here is his popular work finding a common pattern in disparate myths throughout the world and the ages. It was first published in 1949 by Pantheon Books, and again in 1968 by Princeton University Press. This third edition includes updated and expanded notes, enhanced illustrations, and 60 new illustrations. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This newly redesigned edition of Campbell's seminal 1949 work combines the insights of modern psychology with the author's revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. Illustrated.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781577315933
Author:
Campbell, Joseph
Publisher:
New World Library
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Psychoanalysis
Subject:
Mythology
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Mythology
Subject:
Mythology-General
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Collected Works of Joseph Campbell
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 BandW illustrations
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 22 oz

Other books you might like

  1. The Writer's Journey: Mythic... Used Trade Paper $18.50
  2. Ordinary Magic: Everyday Life as... Used Trade Paper $5.95
  3. Junky: The Definitive Text (50th...
    Used Trade Paper $8.00
  4. Models of Democracy Used Trade Paper $7.50
  5. The Perfect Match: Finding & Keeping... Used Trade Paper $2.50
  6. The Well-Fed Backpacker Used Trade Paper $3.50

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » General
Featured Titles » Staff Picks
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » History
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling
Humanities » Mythology » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

The Hero with a Thousand Faces Hero with a Thousand Faces Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$15.50 In Stock
Product details 432 pages New World Library - English 9781577315933 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This newly redesigned edition of Campbell's seminal 1949 work combines the insights of modern psychology with the author's revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. Illustrated.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.