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


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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4.30 avg rating — 36,799 ratings — published 1988 — 48 editions
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The Hero With a Thousand Faces

4.23 avg rating — 23,869 ratings — published 1949 — 95 editions
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Myths to Live By

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4.26 avg rating — 4,784 ratings — published 1972 — 26 editions
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Primitive Mythology

4.26 avg rating — 3,426 ratings — published 1959 — 25 editions
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The Hero's Adventure: Power...

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4.33 avg rating — 2,598 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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Pathways to Bliss: Mytholog...

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4.35 avg rating — 1,940 ratings — published 2004 — 11 editions
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Oriental Mythology: The Mas...

4.28 avg rating — 1,970 ratings — published 1962 — 29 editions
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A Joseph Campbell Companion...

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4.41 avg rating — 1,965 ratings — published 1991 — 14 editions
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Occidental Mythology

4.30 avg rating — 1,490 ratings — published 1958 — 29 editions
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Creative Mythology

4.29 avg rating — 1,465 ratings — published 1968 — 26 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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