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Note Tag Mono-myth

The Hero’s Journey, Anti-Heroes, and Gangs of London

Jean Sergent, contributing writer for The Spinoff, explored how Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey is being used and subverted by popular television shows such as Game of Thrones and Gangs of London. Referring to the stages in the Hero’s Journey, Sergent…

Using Campbell in Scientific Storytelling

Oxford PhD student, Josh Ettinger cites Joseph Campbell and his book, The Hero With a Thousand Faces, as powerful resources for storytelling within the sciences. In an article for Nature.com, Ettinger states, “When scientists describe their research to audiences outside…

UNC-Duke Basketball and Joseph Campbell

“A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow…

Campbell Inspires Festival in Gyaan Adab

Hina Siddiqui, programme coordinator of The Heroine’s Journey Festival, says, “The objective of the programme is to start a dialogue towards evolving the representation of women and femme people in the arts and media. Through the festival, we hope to…

Russian Linesman Musically Explores the Monomyth

Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth has inspired artists in virtually every field in both direct and indirect ways. Electronic music maverick, Russian Linesman recently completed a project that explores the Monomyth in six distinct acts. Each song is named after the relevant…

The Hero Gets Another Thousand Faces at Wndr’s Exhibit

In an article for the Chicago Tribune, photos from Wndr’s new exhibit called “All Heroes Need A Guide,” give readers a glimpse into the project themed around Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero with a Thousand Faces.” The exhibit features experiential installations…

Science Fiction and the Mono-Myth

Salon‘s highly analytical article by John Higgs explores the changes that the Star Wars saga and the Mono-myth story structure had in Hollywood and in Storytelling. In today’s film world, Science Fiction is considered exciting, inventive and highly profitable. But…

The Conversation

The Conversation recently published a summary of Campbell’s work, helping to spread his theories and ideas. It gives the full scope of his work, ranging from his earliest writings, to adaptions that were made after his death, such as Vogler’s The…

Mythical Politics

Watch this CNN interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt, The Atlantic’s Molly Ball and The Baltimore Sun’s David Zurawik, brought in to discuss Hillary Clinton’s political journey throughout her campaign. Comparing Clinton’s trajectory to the Mono-Myth structure laid out by…

Hero’s Resurrection

Gideon Linchfield writes for The Atlantic about near-death-experience survivors, who have much to tell about their journey to the other world. The many reports of what happened to them have been studied by scientist world-wide, but with no conclusive answer so far.…

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