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Myth & the Body - A colloquy with Joseph Campbell
Title : Myth & the Body - A colloquy with Joseph Campbell
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ISBN : 9780934320177
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 91

In 1973, Two pioneers in their respective fields - Stanley Keleman and Joseph Campbell - began to hold what would be fourteen annual seminars, ceasing only with Campbell's death, to trade their well-honed thoughts on the subject of mythology and the body. Their talks ranged over a vast number of subjects, but the two friends found themselves returning again and again to poIn 1973, Two pioneers in their respective fields - Stanley Keleman and Joseph Campbell - began to hold what would be fourteen annual seminars, ceasing only with Campbell's death, to trade their well-honed thoughts on the subject of mythology and the body. Their talks ranged over a vast number of subjects, but the two friends found themselves returning again and again to ponder the meaning they found in the story that lies at the very heart of Western thought: Parsifal and the quest for the Holy Grail. Whether your interest lies in psychology or mythology - or both - you are sure to be fascinated by the connecgtions forged by two original and celebrated thinkers.


Myth & the Body - A colloquy with Joseph Campbell Reviews

  • Nikki

    This book blew my mind away. Brought up aspects I had never even considered in myth and in life!In my academic goal of bridging the gap between mythology and television, I wrote my master’s thesis, “The Hero’s Journey Revamped in the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’” on the television series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Utilizing Campbell’s sequence of the hero’s journey as a back bone, I explored the importance and significance of the protagonist’s journey from the perspective of [...]

  • reqbat

    I found this book difficult; I think it needs to be three times as long with more concrete examples relating between somatic experience and myth. there's much repetition and a lot of concepts that don't intersect well together upon first reading. there are absolutely stunning parts that are of course brilliant and well presented, but it's a bit of a jumble.