The Hero with a Thousand Faces

  title={The Hero with a Thousand Faces},
  author={Katharine Luomala and Joseph Campbell},
  journal={Journal of American Folklore},
Joseph Campbell's classic cross-cultural study of the hero's journey has inspired millions and opened up new areas of research and exploration. Originally published in 1949, the book hit the New York Times best-seller list in 1988 when it became the subject of The Power of Myth, a PBS television special. The first popular work to combine the spiritual and psychological insights of modern psychoanalysis with the archetypes of world mythology, the book creates a roadmap for navigating the… Expand
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