Joseph Campbell

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Joseph Campbell


Born
in White Plains, NY, The United States
March 26, 1904

Died
October 30, 1987

Genre

Influences
James Frazer, Otto Rank, Carl Jung


Joseph John Campbell was an American mythology professor, writer, and orator best known for his work in the fields of comparative mythology and comparative religion.

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The Power of Myth

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The Hero With a Thousand Faces

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Myths to Live By

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4.25 avg rating — 4,084 ratings — published 1972 — 20 editions
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Primitive Mythology (The Ma...

4.26 avg rating — 3,152 ratings — published 1959 — 23 editions
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The Hero's Adventure: Power...

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Oriental Mythology (The Mas...

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Pathways to Bliss: Mytholog...

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A Joseph Campbell Companion...

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Occidental Mythology (The M...

4.29 avg rating — 1,373 ratings — published 1958 — 26 editions
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Creative Mythology (The Mas...

4.29 avg rating — 1,340 ratings — published 1968 — 24 editions
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“Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.”
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“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
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“If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Follow your bliss and don't be afraid, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.”
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