Tuesday, August 30
The Hero with a Thousand Faces - Joseph Campbell (1949)
Wikipedia - "The Hero with a Thousand Faces (first published in 1949) is a seminal work of comparative mythology by Joseph Campbell. In this book, Campbell discusses his theory of the journey of the archetypal hero found in world mythologies. Since publication of The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Campbell's theory has been consciously applied by a wide variety of modern writers and artists. ... Campbell explores the theory that important myths from around the world which have survived for thousands of years all share a fundamental structure, which Campbell called the monomyth. ..."
The Writer's Journey
[PDF] The Hero with a Thousand Faces