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    • The Hero with a Thousand Faces

    • By: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey, John Lee, Susan Denaker
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
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    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 Campbell's revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In this book, Campbell outlines the Hero's Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world's mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Every writer should read this.

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-11-2017

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    • The Hero's Journey

    • Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell, Stuart L. Brown - foreword, Phil Cousineau - editor
    • Narrated by: David deVries, Patrick Lawlor, Emily Sutton-Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
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    Joseph 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.

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    • Yoda

    • By Anonymous User on 17-02-2019

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    • Goddesses

    • Mysteries of the Feminine Devine (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell, Safron Elsabeth Rossi - editor
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
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    Joseph Campbell brought mythology to a mass audience. His bestselling books, including The Power of Myth and The Hero with a Thousand Faces, are the rare blockbusters that are also scholarly classics. While Campbell’s work reached wide and deep, he never wrote a book on goddesses in world mythology. He did, however, have much to say on the subject. Between 1972 and 1986 he gave over twenty lectures and workshops on goddesses, exploring the figures, functions, symbols, and themes of the feminine divine, following them through their transformations across cultures and epochs. Editor Safron Rossi collects these lectures for the first time.

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    • Myths to Live By

    • (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell, Johnson E. Fairchild - foreword, David Kudler - editor
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
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    Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: “a womb with a view.” In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives meaning. Love and war, science and religion, East and West, inner space and outer space - Campbell shows how the myths we live by can reconcile all of these pairs of opposites and bring a sense of the whole.

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    • Primitive Mythology

    • The Masks of God Series, Volume I
    • By: Joseph Campbell, David Kudler - editor
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
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    The author of such acclaimed books as The Hero With a Thousand Faces and The Power of Myth discusses the primitive roots of mythology, examining them in light of the most recent discoveries in archaeology, anthropology, and psychology.

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    • The Inner Reaches of Outer Space

    • Metaphor as Myth and as Religion (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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    Beloved mythologist Joseph Campbell explores the Space Age. He posits that the newly discovered laws of outer space are actually within us as well, and that a new mythology is implicit in that realization. But what is this new mythology? How can we recognize it? Campbell explores these questions in the concluding essay, “The Way of Art”, in which he demonstrates that metaphor is the language of art and argues that within the psyches of today’s artists are the seeds of tomorrow’s mythologies.

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    • The Flight of the Wild Gander

    • Explorations in the Mythological Dimension - Selected Essays 1944-1968 (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
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    In Flight of the Wild Gander, renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell - in his first collection of essays, written between 1944 and 1968 - explores the individual and geographical origins of myth, outlining the full range of mythology from Grimm's fairy tales to American Indian legends. Originally published in 1969, this collection describes the symbolic content of stories: how they are linked to human experience and how they - along with our experiences - have changed over time.

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    • Thou Art That

    • Transforming Religious Metaphor (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell, Eugene Kennedy - editor
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
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    Woven from Joseph Campbell’s previously unpublished work, this volume explores Judeo-Christian symbols and metaphors - and their misinterpretations - with the famed mythologist’s characteristic conversational warmth and accessible scholarship. Campbell’s insights highlight centuries of confusion between literal and metaphorical interpretations of Western religious symbols that are, he argues, perennially relevant keys to spiritual understanding and mystical revelation. 

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    • The Mythic Dimension

    • Selected Essays 1959-1987 (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
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    This work presents twelve eclectic, far-ranging, and brilliant essays exploring myth in all its dimensions: its history; its influence on art, literature, and culture; and its role in everyday life. This second volume of Campbell’s essays (following The Flight of the Wild Gander) brings together his uncollected writings from 1959 to 1987. Written at the height of Campbell’s career - and showcasing the lively intelligence that made him the twentieth century’s premier writer on mythology - these essays investigate links between myth, the individual, and societies ancient and contemporary.

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    • The Wisdom of Joseph Campbell

    • By: Joseph Campbell, Michael Toms
    • Narrated by: Joseph Campbell, Michael Toms
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
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    Over a span of 12 years (1975 to 1987), New Dimensions Radio host Michael Toms recorded conversations between the late Joseph Campbell (author of The Power of Myth) and himself, during which time they developed a close friendship. In these stimulating conversations, central questions in the search for understanding and knowledge of the spiritual universe in which we live are explored.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great pleasure filled with wisdom and insight.

    • By Daniel on 09-12-2018

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    • A Joseph Campbell Companion

    • Reflections on the Art of Living (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell, Robert Walter - editor, David Kudler - editor
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright, Tom Parks, David deVries
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
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    One of Joseph Campbell’s most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute, the Joseph Campbell Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.

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    • Myths of Light

    • Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
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    Master mythologist Joseph Campbell had a genius for finding the unifying symbols and metaphors in apparently distinct cultures and traditions. In Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal, Campbell explores, with his characteristic clarity and humor, the principle that underlies all the great religions of India and East Asia, from Jainism and Hinduism to Buddhism and Taoism: the transcendent World Soul.

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    • Pathways to Bliss

    • Mythology and Personal Transformation (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell, David Kudler
    • Narrated by: Fred Stella
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
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    Joseph Campbell famously defined myth as “other people’s religion.” But he also said that one of the basic functions of myth is to help each individual through the journey of life, providing a sort of travel guide or map to reach fulfillment - or, as he called it, bliss. For Campbell, many of the world’s most powerful myths support the individual’s heroic path toward bliss. In Pathways to Bliss, Campbell examines this personal, psychological side of myth.

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    • Asian Journals

    • India and Japan (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: Fred Stella
    • Length: 26 hrs and 56 mins
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    At the beginning of his career, Joseph Campbell developed a lasting fascination with the cultures of the Far East, and explorations of Buddhist and Hindu philosophy later became recurring motifs in his vast body of work. However, Campbell had to wait until middle age to visit the lands that inspired him so deeply. In 1954, he took a sabbatical from his teaching position and embarked on a year-long voyage through India, Thailand, Cambodia, Burma, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and finally Japan. 

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    • Oriental Mythology

    • The Masks of God, Volume II
    • By: Joseph Campbell, David Kudler - editor
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 21 hrs and 57 mins
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    The Masks of God is a four-volume study of world religion and myth that stands as one of Joseph Campbell’s masterworks. In this second volume of The Masks of God - Campbell’s major work of comparative mythology - the preeminent mythologist looks at Asian mythology as it developed over the course of five thousand years into the distinctive religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, and Japan.

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    • Mythic Worlds, Modern Words

    • Joseph Campbell on the Art of James Joyce (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell, Edmund L. Epstein - editor and foreword
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
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    In 1927, as a twenty-three-year-old postgraduate scholar in Paris, Joseph Campbell first encountered James Joyce’s Ulysses. Known for being praised and for kicking up controversy (including an obscenity trial in the United States in 1920), the novel left Campbell both intrigued and confused, as it had many others. Because he was in Paris, he was able to visit the Shakespeare & Company bookstore - the outpost of the original publisher of Ulysses, Sylvia Beach. She gave him “clues” for reading Ulysses, and that, Campbell attested, changed his career.

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    • Occidental Mythology

    • The Masks of God, Volume III
    • By: Joseph Campbell, David Kudler - editor
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 21 hrs and 17 mins
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    In this third volume of The Masks of God - Joseph Campbell’s major work of comparative mythology - the preeminent mythologist looks at the pagan religions of Greece, Rome, and the Celts, as well as the Abrahamic religions - Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Exploring the West’s shift from female-centered to male-centered mythology, Campbell examines the distinguishing characteristics and the shared root concepts of these mythologies. The Masks of God is a four-volume study of world religion and myth that stands as one of Joseph Campbell’s masterworks.  

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    • Romance of the Grail

    • The Magic and Mystery of Arthurian Myth (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell, Evans Lansing Smith - editor
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
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    Throughout his life, Joseph Campbell was deeply engaged in the study of the Grail Quests and Arthurian legends of the European Middle Ages. In this new volume of the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell, editor Evans Lansing Smith collects Campbell’s writings and lectures on Arthurian legends, including his never-before-published master’s thesis on Arthurian myth, “A Study of the Dolorous Stroke.” Campbell’s writing captures the incredible stories of such figures as Merlin, Gawain, and Guinevere as well as the larger patterns and meanings revealed in these myths. 

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    • Mythic Imagination

    • Collected Short Fiction (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
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    Before he was the engaging professor who brought mythology into people’s living rooms through his conversations with Bill Moyers, before he became known as the thinker whose ideas influenced Star Wars, and before his now-beloved phrase “follow your bliss” entered the popular lexicon, Joseph Campbell was a young man who tried his hand at writing fiction. After years of Depression-era unemployment, when he lived off money he had earned playing saxophone and read the world’s great literature in a syllabus of his own design, Campbell published his first short story.

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    • The Ecstasy of Being

    • Mythology and Dance (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
    • By: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: David de Vries
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
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    The Ecstasy of Being brings together seven of Campbell’s previously uncollected articles on dance, along with “Mythology and Form in the Performing and Visual Arts,” the treatise that he was working on when he died, published here for the first time. In this new collection Campbell explores the rise of modern art and dance in the twentieth century; delves into the work and philosophy of Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, and others; and, as always, probes the idea of art as “the funnel through which spirit is poured into life.”

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