Since its release in 1949, this groundbreaking book has influenced generations of readers. Combining the insights of modern psychology with Campbells revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology, it outlines the Hero's Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through the worlds mythic traditions. Campbell also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction. Part of the Joseph Campbell Foundations Collected Works of Joseph Campbell, this new edition features expanded illustrations, a comprehensive bibliography, and more accessible sidebars.
440 pp. by Cambell, Joseph