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The Hero with a Thousand Faces
- By: Joseph Campbell
- Narrated by: Arthur Morey, John Lee, Susan Denaker
- Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
Since its release in 1949, The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbell's revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In this book, Campbell outlines the Hero's Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world's mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.
- By Dog in a Flat Cap on 02-03-18
If you want to write a descent story read this book
Anyone who wants to understand the foundations of a memorable story should read this. It’s full of insights across time and location providing a rich and varied range of examples of the similarities and differences between myths and legends.