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- DescriptionJoseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of the twentieth century, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers. This masterfully crafted book interweaves conversations between Campbell and some of the people he inspired, including poet Robert Bly, anthropologist Angeles Arrien, filmmaker David Kennard, Doors drummer John Densmore, psychiatric pioneer Stanislov Grof, Nobel laureate Roger Guillemen, and others. 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. 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.
- Author Biography<b>Joseph Campbell</b> (19041987) is widely credited with bringing mythology to a mass audience. His works, including the four-volume <i>The Masks of God</i> and <i>The Power of Myth</i> (with Bill Moyers), rank among the classics in mythology and literature. <b>Phil Cousineau</b> is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, teacher and editor, lecturer and travel leader, storyteller and TV host. He has written and co-written numerous books on religion, travel, and mythology, including <i>The Art of Pilgrimage</i> and <i>Once and Future Myths</i>. He lives in San Francisco. <b>Stuart L. Brown</b> was the executive producer of (and driving force behind) the popular documentary film <i>The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell</i>. He lives in Northern California.
- Author(s)Joseph Campbell
- PublisherNew World Library
- Date of Publication04/04/2014
- SubjectAutobiography: Religious & Spiritual
- Series TitleCollected Works of Joseph Campbell
- Place of PublicationNovato, CA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintNew World Library
- Content Note72 Black and White Photos, 24 Black and White Illustrations
- Weight408 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine20 mm
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