Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion / Edition 3

Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion / Edition 3

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by Joseph Campbell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1577312090

ISBN-13: 9781577312093

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: New World Library

A reissued edition--with a new index--of one of the world-famous scholar's most popular books (more than 100,000 copies sold), which delineates his basic understanding of mythology and religion.

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A reissued edition--with a new index--of one of the world-famous scholar's most popular books (more than 100,000 copies sold), which delineates his basic understanding of mythology and religion.

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ISBN-13:
9781577312093
Publisher:
New World Library
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.46(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

About the Collected Works of Joseph Campbell ix

Foreword xi

Introduction: Myth and the Body xiii

Chapter I Cosmology and the Mythic Imagination 1

Chapter II Metaphor As Myth and As Religion 27

The Problem 27

Metaphor As Fact and Fact As Metaphor 31

Metaphors of Psychological Transformation 35

Threshold Figures 40

The Metaphorical Journey 63

Metaphorical Identification 70

The Net of Gems 76

Chapter III The Way of Art 89

Chapter Notes 119

A Joseph Campbell Bibliography 129

Acknowledgments 133

Index 135

About the Author 145

About the Joseph Campbell Foundation 147

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