The Mythic Dimension Selected Essays 1959-1987, by Campbell, Joseph
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- ISBN: 9781608684915 | 1608684911
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/14/2017
These 12 eclectic essays explore myth and its fascinating context in the human imagination in the arts, literature, and culture, as well as in everyday life. The most recent title in New World Library’s Collected Works of Joseph Campbell 11-volume series, this new paperback edition features pieces that exhibit Campbell’s trademark thoughtfulness and intelligence. These essays explore the topic for which Campbell was best known: the many connections between myth and history, psychology, and the daily world. Drawing from such varied sources as Thomas Mann, the occult, Jungian and Freudian theory, and the Grateful Dead, these dynamic writings elucidate the many ways in which myth touches our lives, our psyches, and our relationship to the world.