×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Transformations of Myth through Time
     

Transformations of Myth through Time

5.0 1
by Joseph Campbell
 

See All Formats & Editions

This illustrated collection of thirteen lectures covering mythological development around the world-from the origins of myth in the distant past to familiar European medieval legends-captures Campbell's special insights into how myths reconcile human beings to the mysteries of life. Here is Joseph Campbell at his warm, accessible, and brilliant best.

Overview

This illustrated collection of thirteen lectures covering mythological development around the world-from the origins of myth in the distant past to familiar European medieval legends-captures Campbell's special insights into how myths reconcile human beings to the mysteries of life. Here is Joseph Campbell at his warm, accessible, and brilliant best.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Death does not slow the Campbell industry. This collection of thirteen lectures, prepared for the television series of the same title, examines mythological development around the world and across the ages. Illustrated with many of the images (in b&w) that, on slides, accompanied the original lectures. No index, bibliography, or notes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060551896
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 11.11(h) x 1.11(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Campbell, (1904-1987) wrote, among other books, the classics The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Inner Reaches of Outer Space, and The Masks of God. A prolific writer, lecturer, and scholar of art, history, religion, and culture, he taught at Sarah Lawrence College.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews

Transformations of Myth through Time 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book covers so much that has to do with life. The physical, the psychological and the spiritual. And the relationship of the three. By understanding the myths, with so many new insights from the East, we begin to understand our collective origins, of the physical as well as the psyche. Campbells ability to articulate these ideas lets all understand some of the most difficult concepts that philosophy and religion dare approach. You begin to understand....