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The Spell of the Sensuous

Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This major work of ecological philosophy startles the senses...

The Western Hero in Film and Television

The Western Hero in Film and Television examines the archetypal hero in the Old West and on the American frontier in visual culture. The book is an in-depth look at mythology within mass media with numerous examples of films and television show where cowboys and those in their environment are...

Literature and Film as Modern Mythology

Novels and films record and codify the cultural experiences of their people. This book explores the relationship between contemporary literature and film of the past fifty years and the ancient myths of Judeo-Christian, Greek, Celtic, and Eastern origin. Following a detailed description and explanation of both literary and film devices,...

Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

Description: Wonder at Medusa's potent venom, Circe's fierce sorcery and Athena rising up over Olympus, as Nikita Gill majestically explores the untold stories of the life bringers, warriors, creators, survivors and destroyers that shook the world - the great Greek Goddesses. Vividly re-imagined and beautifully illustrated, step into an ancient...

Orion’s Guiding Stars

What the song is to the songbird, the myth of the hero is to the human being. Human hunter-foragers did not create the myth of the hero as a spontaneous act of artistry; they carried it with them at every stage of their evolution out of animality. Orion’s Guiding Stars...

Bulfinch’s Mythology

The complete text of the classic collection by Thomas Bullfinch.

Cannery Row

Steinbeck was close friends with Campbell, and offered a mythological yin to Campbell's factual yang. Cannery Row in particular studies human relationships reminiscent of the hero with a thousand faces, as well as some of Campbell's personal mottoes: "Follow Your Bliss", "Myths To Live By" etc.

Myth & Medium

Myth & Medium: The Art of Dave Alber is an art catalogue focusing on mythological themes. The graphic work offers a glimpse into the simultaneity of the present moment, the artistic vision, and the mythological theme underlying the work. The catalogue, which displays over fifty pieces of art in a...

The Alchemist

The Alchemist presents a simple fable, based on simple truths and places it in a highly unique situation. And though we may sniff a bestselling formula, it is certainly not a new one: even the ancient tribal storytellers knew that this is the most successful method of entertaining an audience while...

The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World

In The Gift, Lewis Hyde discusses the importance of giving in various societies. He begins with the myths and folktales surrounding giving. He also delves into the history of economics, and the biblical law against usury. Finally he discusses the gift of artists, and how they keep that gift sacred....

For the Love of Sophia

Joseph Campbell's work has inspired me in many ways. One in particular is this collection of wisdom stories from different traditions, cultures, and eras. It is available for FREE at the following outlet: For the Love of Sophia  Promotional Price: $0.00 until with this coupon: FM36K Once you've downloaded it....

Walk Like an Egyptian: A Modern Guide to the Religion and Philosophy of Ancient Egypt

This book explores the basics of Egyptian wisdom teaching, with Joseph Campbell as the primary guide and template of analysis. The chapters cover the essential elements of personality as defined by the Egyptian, the nature of the divine image, and the role of the human soul and human consciousness in...

American Indian Myths and Legends

A comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian myths and legends, starting from creation and moving though the ordeals of the hero and on to the end of the world.

A Box of Rain: Lyrics: 1965-1993

"A collection of over 250 classic songs by the main lyricist for the Grateful Dead--with a new introduction and over 20 additional songs, including from the Dead's next album. Hunter also explains the sources of certain songs and describes the evolution of others over years of performance. Complete discography." Grateful...

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