Transformations Of Myth Through Time

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/11/2010
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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This illustrated collection of thirteen lectures covering mythological development around the world-from the origins of myth in the distant past to familiar European medieval legends-captures Campbell's special insights into how myths reconcile human beings to the mysteries of life. Here is Joseph Campbell at his warm, accessible, and brilliant best. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

In the Beginning: Origins of Man and Mythp. 1
Where People Lived Legends: American Indian Mythsp. 25
And We Washed Our Weapons in the Sea: Gods and Goddesses of the Neolithic Periodp. 49
Pharaoh's Rule: Egypt, the Exodus, and the Myth of Osirisp. 73
The Sacred Source: The Perennial Philosophy of the Eastp. 93
The Way to Enlightenment: Buddhismp. 111
From Id to Ego in the Orient: Kundalini Yoga, Part Ip. 129
From Psychology to Spirituality: Kundalini Yoga, Part IIp. 151
The Descent to Heaven: The Tibetan Book of the Deadp. 171
From Darkness to Light: The Mystery Religions of Ancient Greecep. 189
Where There Was No Path: Arthurian Legends and the Western Wayp. 209
A Noble Heart: The Courtly Love of Tristan and Isoldep. 229
In Search of the Holy Grail: The Parzival Legendp. 245
Photo Creditsp. 261
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