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Joseph Campbell An Introduction by Robert A. Segal

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ISBN 100452011795
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  Joseph Campbell, (born Ma , New York, New York, U.S.—died Octo , Honolulu, Hawaii), prolific American author and editor whose works on comparative mythology examined the universal functions of myth in various human cultures and mythic figures in a wide range of literatures.. Life. Campbell attributed what he called his preoccupation with mythology to childhood . 28 rows  The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell. The JCF, in conjunction with New World Library, . Looking for books by Joseph Campbell? See all books authored by Joseph Campbell, including The Hero with a Thousand Faces, and The Power of Myth, and more on Joseph Campbell ( – ) Joseph Campbell (Ma Octo ) was an American professor, writer, and orator best known for his work in the fields of comparative mythology and comparative religion. Campbell was born and raised in New .

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