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by Joseph Campbell

Author: Joseph Campbell
Subcategory: Mythology & Folk Tales
Language: English
Publisher: The Viking press; First Edition edition (April 12, 1962)
Pages: 560 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.3
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This wonderful book is among the great treasures the master mythologist, Joseph Campbell, published in his lifetime.

This wonderful book is among the great treasures the master mythologist, Joseph Campbell, published in his lifetime. For the fan or believer or explorer of any of the 3 great Abrahamic religions, here's your history and source book. Of course, it includes more than just the 'big three' but I expect it is primarily an interest in these that proves of most value and interest.

Oriental Mythology book. Make no mistake, the Masks of God series by Joseph Campbell is something fierce. The level of scholarship and devotion to the whole subject of mythology blows me away

Oriental Mythology book. The level of scholarship and devotion to the whole subject of mythology blows me away. Where the first book devoted itself to ancient mythos, the kind we can only infer from lacking sources, this Oriental Mythology tackles time-periods closer to home if not always particularly close. The exceptions to this are Taoism and Buddhism. Both of these are treated in the perfect storytelling-way that the rest are treated.

The Masks of God: Oriental Mythology. The Masks of God: Occidental Mythology. The Masks of God: Creative Mythology. The Flight of the Wild Gander. Instead, they let the conversation itself live on the page. University of Texas at Austin. For weeks after Joseph Campbell died, I was reminded of him just about everywhere I turned.

Joseph Campbell called them the masks of eternity, and said they both cover .

Joseph Campbell called them the masks of eternity, and said they both cover and reveal the face of glory. I remember reading in a book about the American Indians, called The Indian Book, by Natalie Curtis, it was published around 1904, her conversation with a chief. I think it was a chief of the Pawnee tribe.

Oriental Mythology: Masks of God, Volume II. by Joseph Campbell. In this second volume of The Masks of God - Joseph Campbell's major work of comparative mythology - the pre-emimenent mythologist looks at Asian mythology as it developed over the course of five thousand years into the distinctive religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, and Japan. The Masks of God is a four-volume study of world religion and myth that stands as one of Joseph Campbell's masterworks.

In this second volume of The Masks of God - Joseph Campbell's major work of comparative mythology - the pre-eminent mythologist looks at Asian mythology as it developed over the course of five thousand years into the distinctive religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, an. .

In this second volume of The Masks of God - Joseph Campbell's major work of comparative mythology - the pre-eminent mythologist looks at Asian mythology as it developed over the course of five thousand years into the distinctive religions of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, and Japan.

The Masks of God, Volume II. About Oriental Mythology. An exploration of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt, India, China, and Japan. Also in Masks of God. See All. Also by Joseph Campbell

The Masks of God, Volume II. Part of Masks of God. Category: Literary Collections Literary Criticism. Also by Joseph Campbell. See all books by Joseph Campbell. About Joseph Campbell.

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Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American professor of literature at Sarah Lawrence College who worked in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work covers many aspects of the human experience.

Studies the development of man's philosophical views of supreme beings in primitive, Eastern, and Western cultures