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Myths to Live By

 
 
 
 
Myths to Live By
Author: Joseph Campbell
ISBN 13: 9780140194616
ISBN 10: 140194614
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1993-02-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
List Price: $17.00
 
 

In Myths to Live By, Joseph, Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making process from the primitive past to the immediate present, returning always to the source from which all mythology springs; the creative imagination.

Campbell stresses that the borders dividing the earth have been shattered; that myths and religions have always followed the certain basic archetypes and are no longer exclusive to a single people, region, or religion. He shows how we must recognize their common denominators and allow this knowledge to be of use in fulfilling human potential everywhere.