Flight of the Wild Gander: Explorations in the Mythological Dimension Select Essays, 1944-1968 / Edition 3

Flight of the Wild Gander: Explorations in the Mythological Dimension Select Essays, 1944-1968 / Edition 3

by Joseph Campbell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1577312104

ISBN-13: 9781577312109

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: New World Library

In these essays, Joseph Campbell explores the origins of myth and their role in everyday life — from Grimm fairy tales to Native American legends. He explains how the symbolic content of myth is linked to universal human experience and how myths and experiences change over time. Included is his acclaimed essay “Mythogenesis,” which examines the rise

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In these essays, Joseph Campbell explores the origins of myth and their role in everyday life — from Grimm fairy tales to Native American legends. He explains how the symbolic content of myth is linked to universal human experience and how myths and experiences change over time. Included is his acclaimed essay “Mythogenesis,” which examines the rise and fall of a Native American legend. “Campbell has become one of the rarest of intellectuals ... a serious thinker who has been embraced by the popular culture.” — Newsweek

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577312109
Publisher:
New World Library
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,227,990
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.91(d)

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